Author Topic: Contrails Above Drone PICT0016.jpg  (Read 3499 times)

Offline makoto33

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Contrails Above Drone PICT0016.jpg
« on: April 20, 2012, 10:17:05 PM »


Are the cloud formations above the drone from jet aircrafts? The contrails appear to be from a flight formation of two jets that are escorting or observing the drone in Campbell, California.

How can you verify the flight records using the public Internet websites similar to flightaware.com

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Re: Contrails Above Drone PICT0016.jpg
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2012, 02:32:08 AM »
The "contrails" shown are not necessarily aircraft related, certainly they are not concurrent with the image, but remnants from some time before, like 30 minutes, or more. The "contrails" could also be from the blow-off of cumulo-nimbus, but their formation and their orientation make it more likely they are indeed aircraft related. If they were from aircraft watching the drone, the "contrail" would be sharply formed and these are not.