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Lindberg model
Lindberg model

PICTURES OF THE WEEK: Above, top, from the early 1950s, box-top illustration by noted commercial artist Ray Gaedke for the Lindberg model flying saucer -- widely considered to be the world's first injection-molded science-fiction model kit. Injection molds had slowly come into their own following World War II, becoming a popular hobby for children and young adults. A large part of the success of such kits lay in the cover artwork, which fired the imagination of model hobbyists. An instant and long-lasting success, Lindberg included its flying saucer as part of a 1958 five-kit set under the heading 5 Space Ships of the Future (bottom picture). 2017 is the 70th anniversary of the first reports of flying saucers roaming the skies.



This week at Saturday Night Uforia:
In the News '48In The News 1948

PART THREE -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.

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Coming 06:03:17
Death of Captain MantellThe Death of Captain Mantell

PART ONE -- An intricate examination of the details behind the story of a twenty-five year old fighter pilot who died while in pursuit of an unknown flying object -- and the controversy which still swirls today.


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Death of Captain MantellThe Death of Captain Mantell

PART TWO -- An intricate examination of the details behind the story of a twenty-five year old fighter pilot who died while in pursuit of an unknown flying object -- and the controversy which still swirls today.


Coming 06:17:17
Death of Captain MantellThe Death of Captain Mantell

PART THREE -- An intricate examination of the details behind the story of a twenty-five year old fighter pilot who died while in pursuit of an unknown flying object -- and the controversy which still swirls today.


Coming 06:24:17
7 Decades OnSeven Decades On

Reflections on the 70th anniversary of the first sighting of "flying saucers" by Kenneth Arnold.


Coming 07:01:17
In the News '48In The News 1948

PART FOUR -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


Coming 07:08:17
In the News '48In The News 1948

PART FIVE -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


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In the News '48In The News 1948

PART SIX -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


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In the News '48In The News 1948

PART SEVEN -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


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In the News '48In The News 1948

PART EIGHT -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


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In the News '48In The News 1948

PART NINE -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


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In the News '48In The News 1948

PART TEN -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


Coming 08:19:17
In the News '48In The News 1948

PART ELEVEN -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.


Coming 08:26:17
In the News '48In The News 1948

PART TWELVE -- In the annals of flying saucer lore, it was a year of doldrums punctuated by short, sharp shocks -- framed by a technological revolution which would transform the world.






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