an unidentified flying object; a ‘flying saucer’
The UFO was estimated to be between 12,000 and 20,000 feet above the jets.
in Air Line Pilot Oct. 9/3
We're tracking both you and the UFO.
Tomorrow is Yesterday in J. Blish Star Trek 2 (1968) 28
1989 Omni Aug. 81/2
It somebody asked me how to make a tiny town nobody has ever heard of internationally famous, I'd say, ‘Announce that you’re going to build a landing site for UFOs.’
An invasion! Real UFOs!
Cat.a.lyst xii. 180
1993 SFRA Rev. Jan. 37
Brosnan doubts the conventional wisdom that every monster, alien, and UFO in 1950s films represented either nuclear weapons or Communism.
1993 Omni Oct. 113/1
The youngster began a lifelong quest to learn about UFOs.
Later they see two darting lights in the night sky, then go to the Flying Saucer Cafe—looking for ‘UFO nuts’—where Mulder sees a picture of a UFO that looks uncannily like a shot supposedly taken in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.
Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files The Episodes: Season 1 102
Charlotte ‘Charley’ Pine, thirty-one years old, had been a civilian member of an air force UFO team that investigated the Sahara saucer, and she was the one who flew it away when armed thugs tried to confiscate it.
Saucer: Savage Planet ii. 25
D. E. Keyhoe in 'Air Line Pilot' Oct.
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