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TR-3B ASTRA [Area 51 Build Challenge]

23.9k JohnnyBoythePilot  1.5 years ago



TR-3B ASTRA

The TR-3B "ASTRA" is a rumored black triangular anti-gravity craft developed by the USAF for reconnaissance purposes. The "black triangle" has been sighted globally, most notably during the "Belgian UFO wave" in 1989 and 1990. It's reported to silently hover, with 3 lights at the triangle corners (most likely thrusters) and 1 bright light at the center (probably some sort of reactor or generator). During the Belgian UFO Wave, 2 Belgian Air Force F-16s that were scrambled after the unidentified objects supposedly were able to get a radar lock, before the object out maneuvered the F-16's and zoomed out of sight in seconds. Since then there have been more of these Black Triangle sightings across the UK and US. It's possible the "black triangle" may be some kind of covert "stealth blimp", which could explain why it floats completely silent. Residents around Antelope Valley, CA also reported giant, silent black triangles floating in the sky at night during the 1990's. Antelope Valley is in the vicinity of Edwards AFB.

CONTROLS:

AG-1 = Forward-Firing EMP Pulse Weapon
AG-2 = Downward-Firing EMP Pulse Weapon
AG-8 = Activate/Disable Gyro & Gravity Drive

W = Move Down
S = Move Up
A = Move Left
D = Move Right
VTOL = Vertical Movement Trim



Yes I just pulled random photos of the Black Triangle/TR-3B ASTRA off of Google...

also

AYY LMAO

General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 27.9ft (8.5m)
  • Length 36.9ft (11.3m)
  • Height 6.0ft (1.8m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 22lbs (9kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 611.62
  • Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 7401

Parts

  • Number of Parts 44
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    2,901 RaendyLeBeau

    wow luv this thematik about unidentified aerial phenomena - "UAP"
    looks great!

    +1 6 months ago
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    5,778 DickBrazen

    @JohnnyBoythePilot I can't really say what I think it is. All I saw were the lights. They were white and circular. it was about 3am or so and there was just one pickup truck on the road pretty far ahead. It was flying really low, and though it's kind of hard to estimate since it was so dark, I would guess it wasn't higher than 10 or 15 stories off the ground and maybe that same distance to my right flying parallel to me. I thought about getting out and looking, but decided to just keep driving. When the road curved, I guess it kept going straight. The whole thing lasted just a couple of minutes.

    one year ago
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    @DickBrazen
    Oh cool! I think a lot of the silent hovering black triangle sightings are some type of stealth blimp. Although I'm open to the possibility they are some sort of anti-gravity vehicle like the Tic Tac (which I'm positive that thing employs some kind of anti-gravity). SE Oregon is pretty barren with lots of open semi-desert; Would make some pretty good testing grounds for aerospace projects. There's also a couple of Military Operation Areas in SE Oregon as well.

    one year ago
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    5,778 DickBrazen

    I wanted to build this one! Still think I will. Actually saw something very similar in SE Oregon.

    one year ago
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    Someone have seen a UFO battle on CAMERA!!!!!

    1.1 years ago
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    @Kimfri
    Thanks!

    1.2 years ago
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    564 QuickNils

    @JohnnyBoythePilot lol

    +1 1.5 years ago
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    @QuickNils
    Cause it came from Area 51

    1.5 years ago
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    564 QuickNils

    Why is this so much fun? lol

    +1 1.5 years ago
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    @JohnnyBoythePilot oh, that makes sense. I have a gyro saved to my subassemblies that has unbelievably huge power stats, and it shakes anything you put it on, so it essentially removes stability, rather than adding stability, lol.

    1.5 years ago
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    @AWESOMENESS360
    I think it's from the gyro. Let's just say the gravity generator can get unstable at times... This craft is more unstable than the Tic Tac.

    1.5 years ago
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    Question: how come it jitters around so much?

    1.5 years ago
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    The Forbidden Dorito

    +1 1.5 years ago
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    27.6k Typhoon03

    @JohnnyBoythePilot Interesting...

    +1 1.5 years ago
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    @thefalkenreich
    @AWESOMENESS360
    @JamesBleriot
    The space-Dorito-of-death has been released!

    1.5 years ago
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    @TheFantasticTyphoon
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    @FishMiner
    Thanks!

    1.5 years ago
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    @TheFantasticTyphoon
    That was the TR-3A "Black Manta", not the TR-3B "ASTRA". The thing is though, the F-117 already had sophisticated sensors to designate targets without a second aircraft, so I don't think the "TR-3A" was a flying laser-designator. Although something like the TR-3A Black Manta DEFINITELY exists, as flying-wing aircraft have been spotted over Texas and Kansas. It's either a tech demonstrator, a covert stealth bomber, or a recon aircraft.

    1.5 years ago
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    27.6k Typhoon03

    Don't some people believe these were used as laser designators during the First Gulf War in support of F-117 Nighthawks?

    1.5 years ago
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    @Weebness
    Yea there's nothing I can really do about that.

    1.5 years ago
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    Shakes a bit but other than that it's pretty good

    1.5 years ago
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    @X4JB
    My second entry!

    1.5 years ago