The Search for Sasquatch Continues — With a Silent Airship
By Keith Barry | Wired.com
Residents of the Pacific Northwest who observe an airship hovering in the skies above need not be alarmed. It’s just a team of researchers searching for Sasquatch using cameras mounted on a remote-controlled blimp.
The airship is brainchild of William Barnes, a former fundraiser, gold miner, small business owner and self-described “ideas man” from Nevada City, California, who had an encounter with a Sasquatch (please, don’t call them “Bigfoot”) while panning for gold in the woods of northern California.
“My whole thought was, ‘I know they’re real — at least now I do,’” Barnes said, “So why can’t they film these in the wild?”
After 12 years of research and thought, Barnes reached the conclusion that it would be more effective to film a Sasquatch from the air. “They’re too skittish,” he said. “They don’t want to be bothered by people. They’re bipedal, but that doesn’t mean they’re human.”
Together with co-founder Jason Valenti, Barnes created the Falcon Project to obtain high-quality, aerial footage of a Sasquatch for use in a documentary he’s hoping to make in order to prove the existence of the ape-like bipedal humanoid. He teamed up with noted Sasquatch researcher Jeffrey Meldrum, a professor at Idaho State University who has aided the search for Sasquatch with a scientific approach, and is hoping to raise $310,000 in funding for the necessary equipment and $365,000 to cover the cost of spending seven days a week in the forests of the Pacific Northwest for six to nine months.
The Falcon Project has been ongoing for several years, ever since Barnes started tinkering with ideas for aerial filming platforms. He needed to find an unmanned aircraft that could hover for long periods of time, low enough to capture a photo but quiet and small enough not to disturb a Sasquatch. His search ended when he got in touch with Stephen Barkley of Aerial Tripods, a Canadian manufacturer of airships used in the film industry.
Read the full article at: wired.com
Tune into Red Ice Radio:
Jeff Hilling - Hour 1 - The Patterson Bigfoot Film
Jeff Hilling - Hour 2 - The Patterson Bigfoot Film
Lloyd Pye - Hominoids
Meldrum: Possibly 500-750 Sasquatch Currently Exist
Sasquatch Bigfoot: Legend Meets Science (Video)
BFRO researcher Mike Green describes thermal imaging Sasquatch "Squeaky Footage’ (Video)
Jane Goodall ’Fascinated’ By Bigfoot
Bigfoot Hoaxer Killed in Accident
Three Legged Bear No Bigfoot
Scientists ’95% Sure’ Bigfoot Lives in Russian Tundra
Three yeti ’sightings’ in Siberia in a week
Latest News from our Front Page
Newly-Completed Fukushima 'Containment' Wall Already 'Slightly Leaning'
Just weeks after re-starting the building of a giant ice-wall to contain groundwater leaking from the Fukushima nuclear plant, TEPCO has been forced to admit that a 780-meter protective wall built alongside the crippled power station (completed only last month and designed to prevent contaminated groundwater from seeping into the sea) is already "slightly leaning." While this sounds a lot ...
Goldman Sachs Is Manipulating Gold Prices Right Before Your Eyes
If you want a lesson on how to manipulate gold prices, you need only look at what Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) has been doing over the past few months.
Goldman set the table by predicting a turn in gold prices back in December 2012, which no doubt contributed to the precious metal's 5% decline in the first two months ...
Pope: Climate Change Agreement "Now or Never," Humanity on the "Edge of Suicide"
Editor's comment: Meanwhile, on planet idiocracy #PopeBars is trending.
In his most apocalyptic language to date, Pope Francis told reporters aboard the papal plane returning from Africa that the COP21 climate change conference in Paris is the last chance for humanity to avert environmental destruction.
The pope discussed global warming and other issues during an hour-long press conference aboard the papal plane ...
Protest outside of asylum center after rape of 14 yr old Finnish girl
Tensions are high in Finland with an asylum centre emptied as protesters march outside.
Media reports of alleged rapes by asylum seekers have stoked up tensions as the country houses up to 35,000 new arrivals this year.
Source: Channel4News Facebook
Finns protest outside of asylum center after rape of 14 yr old Finnish girl
Swedish nationalists reach record poll support, could become largest party
The anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party has polled 19.9 percent, the group's highest-ever projected share of the electoral vote in a survey by Statistics Sweden.
Twice a year, Sweden's number crunching agency Statistics Sweden asks more than 9,000 people about their voting preferences in the country's biggest political poll.
In Novermber in a poll by Sentios, SD reached and all time high at ...
|More News » |