Season 7, Episode 20
Corey Goode: Thank you.
David: We’re going to start out now with the first of a series of interview footages from Mark McCandlish, where he’s going to be talking about a particular type of propulsion system and a particular craft that one of his insider friends saw.
So without further ado, let’s take a look.
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A TOUR OF HIDDEN TECHNOLOGY
Mark McCandlish: I get a phone call from a friend of mine that I’d known in college. For the sake of this conversation, I’ll call him Brad.
So Brad calls up, and he says, “You know, I saw your article. I saw your art work, saw your name in the magazine, got a hold of the art director. He gave me your number, and this is Brad. Do you remember me?”
And I said, “Yeah. That’s great.”
So we got together for lunch. We were talking, and I mentioned to him that there was an air show coming up at Norton Air Force Base, which is in San Bernardino. It’s about 75 miles east of Los Angeles.
And there was a story that they might have the SR-71 Blackbird either do a flyby or that it might be on static display, which was kind of rare back then.
So we decide we were going to go to the air show. And at the last minute, the magazine called up and indicated that they were so happy with that illustration that they wanted me to do another illustration that was going to be coming out the following year in February of ’89, on the X-31 program.
So they wanted it completed as a quick turnaround, and so I basically had to pass on going to the air show.
So about a week goes by, and I didn’t hear anything from Brad. And I called him up, and I asked him, “Well, how did you like the air show?” But on the phone, he was very quiet.
And I said, “Well, what’s wrong? You don’t sound like you had a very good time at all.”
He said, “Well, I think I saw some things I wasn’t supposed to see.”
And I said, “Well, how can that be? Everything that’s at the air show is put there for static display for the public.”
And he says, “Well, there was another little show that happened while we were there.”
And in the beginning of this story, when this first came to me, he made it sound as though the exhibit that he was allowed to go into, the person that he had brought along, someone that we were going to network some illustration jobs for, was a high-ranking person at Lockheed Martin, and that they were going to . . . we were going to get together and talk about doing some work.
And this individual, right about the time the Thunderbird, the Air Force demonstration team, was about to start their program, he says to my friend, “Let’s go over here.”
So this gentleman, my friend, a number of high-ranking politicians and high-ranking military brass, all boarded a Boeing 727, military airliner – military aircraft with passenger seats and so forth. And they departed from Norton and flew up to Air Force Plant 42, which is in Palmdale. That’s where Lockheed Skunk Works is located.
So the plane rolls out. They get out of the plane, and the security detail that was around the building with a cordon and M16s, and the whole nine yards, challenged my friend because he didn’t have any kind of a badge or anything like his escort did.
And so his escort essentially vouched for him, saying that he was this gentleman’s aide.
So they go into the show, and as soon as they walk in, he looks around and he says, “Okay. I can see that there’s some things here that I wasn’t told about, things that you’re not cleared to know about. So just keep your mouth shut. Don’t say anything. Don’t talk to anybody. We’ll get out of here as soon as we can., but enjoy the show.”
So Brad indicated to me that there were high-ranking Air Force officers that were walking around like tour guides, and they were showing the various aircraft types that were on display, one of which was the first generation Aurora aircraft, what the Lockheed folks called the Pulser…