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Atlantean Flying Machines

The world's earliest accounts of flying "machines" had been mentioned in the ancient texts from India called the Vedas (Hindu poems), especially in the Mahabharata, Bhágavata Purána and Rámáyana, by the name of "vimana" (in some modern Indian languages the word for "aircraft"), These craft could even travel in space as there is the mention of a battle on the moon between two craft. They were described in various shapes and sizes: cigar shaped, blimp-like, saucer-shaped, triangular and double-decked. (See: and Wikipedia.)

The book: "A Dweller on Two Planets" (1894), describes a certain Atlantean cigar-shaped flying machine which resembles a modern passenger aircraft, though without wings and a tail. (Seen in the image right, from the book.) From its descriptions, it doesn't rely on aero-dynamic forces, but instead uses the forces that could be considered gravitational/anti-gravitational. Certain types of these machines were also able to travel under water like a submarine.

This flying machine is called a "vailx" (or Valix), and is also mentioned in the ancient Sanskrit texts from India as "vailix" ("vailixi" in plural form) as the flying craft of the Ashvins (gods). It is said that when the 18 year old author of "A Dweller on Two Planets" channeled this information, he could impossibly have known of these ancient Sanskrit texts. Also, besides some early experimentations, airplanes wouldn't been invented until the year 1899, at the time when the American Wright Brothers designed their first aircraft: a small biplane glider flown as a kite.

Quoting from page 75 of the book "A Dweller on Two Planets":

"Our vailx was of the middle traffic−size, these vessels being made in four standard lengths: number one, about twenty−five feet; number two, eighty feet; number three, something like one hundred and fifty−five feet, while the largest was yet two hundred feet longer than the third size. These long spindles were in fact round, hollow needles of aluminum, formed of an outer and an inner shell between which were many thousands of double T braces, an arrangement productive of intense rigidity and strength. All the partitions made other braces of additional resistant force. From amidships the vessels tapered toward either end to sharp points. Most vailxi were provided with an arrangement allowing, when desired, an open promenade deck at one end. Windows of crystal, of enormous resistant strength, were in rows like portholes along the sides, a few on top, and others set in the floor, thus affording a view in all directions."

"Aerial-submarine vessel entering the water"
(from "A Dweller on Two Planets")

Besides the influence from the Sanskrit texts, in the book there are also used words that are similar to words of Meso-American languages (for example the word: "Incal"), Old Greek and Latin. Not only the more frequent use of the character "x" in words, but also the "-i" suffix in the plural form is clearly present in both the Greek and Latin languages. The English pronounciation of the word: "vailx" or "vailix" is remarkably similar to the Latin word: "velox", from which the "velocity" orginated. In modern language we could perhaps translate "vailx" to a "speeder".

Also the book: "The Story of Atlantis" (1896), by William Scott-Elliot, clearly mentioned this kind of flying machines before the Wright brothers made their first succesful flight. Here they were called "air-boats" because their shape looked like a boat but without a deck. They would be able to travel around 100 miles per hour but only up to a height of a few hundred feet. First they existed from very thin wood but were later made of an alloy of light metals that made it sturdier and even lighter, and what looked white like aluminium. It could raise vertically and move horizontally due to a propelling force that was of an etheric nature, and that was guided from a generator in the middle of the ship to two flexible horizontal and eight fixed vertical tubes and exhaused through the same. The angle of the flexible horizontal tubes were controllable so that the angle of the propelling force could be changed. According to the book, its information is based upon clairvoyant research and apparently the information of the Theosophical Society. (This book is fully readable at:

In his readings, psychic intuitive Edgar Cayce mentioned ships that "sailed both in the air and under water":

"The entity then acted in the capacity of one who guided the ships that sailed both in the air and under water; also was the maker of that which produced the elevators and the connecting tubes that were used by compressed air and steam and the metals in their emanations."

(From: Edgar Cayce Reading: 2157-1)

According to the material of Edgar Cayce, these ships were propelled from the ground by a power station that sent invisible rays to these ships that could get through everything. In other words, today we could say that the power was wirelessly beamed to them. Amidst the power station there was a special artifically crafted stone, called the "fire stone", and it was only known to initates for how to craft it.

American psychic intuitive Paul Solomon also mentioned and described these Atlantean flying machines in one of his "Source Readings" (reading #5, March, 1972). A small excerpt from the text:

"Now this is Poseida, and this is fantastic. It’s like a different world altogether because there are flying machines all over. I see so many of them flying. Now you (Harry Snipes, the conductor) were a pilot of a machine, a flying machine that worked in this way: the power of this machine comes from two sources, from above and from the earth side. There is a magnetism from the Sun or from the celestial forces that draws upon the ship and there is magnetism from the earth that draws upon the ship. These ships operate by creating a balance between the two forces. Solar energy is used to counteract the magnetism of the earth. The power that provides the thrust is on the nature of what we would call a laser beam that operates through a copper conductor that runs in two long channels along the base of the ship. The ship has a shape like a long cylinder, no wings, only these two runners along the bottom that appear as copper."

(Source with more info:

In the second part of this reading, Paul Solomon also mentioned another type of flying machine described as small winged aircraft:

"Channel: I see another unusual flying machine. I don’t know where this is. I assume this must be part of the Atlantean existence. This is a one-man craft. It is ridden similar to the manner of the motorcycle without wheels, but it has curved wings; that is, the wings extend outward and curve downward at the tips, just slightly longer than a man’s arms, maybe two feet longer on each side. Now these machines are black; the legs of the man wrap around a cylinder which produces the propelling force, but I see nothing of fire or smoke vapor. This is an electro-magnetic force. It’s activated by a copper core that runs about three quarters of the length. It appears hollow in the back. It relates to another force on the other side and they seem to develop some sort of polarity in relation to each other to equalize pressure or magnetic force on both sides of the ship. Now the body would seem to be in direct contact with this core that runs along the topside of the machine and the body is lying upon the machine facing forward. The controls are operated by the hands and fingers on either side of the machine as the arms reach around the machine and forward. Now the protective shield in front of the face again is not transparent, but would seem transparent from the side on which the operator reclines, for it has a sensitive screen that reveals images of that which it is approaching. They seem to be capable of going high into space, somehow, with no harmful effects to the rider."


This description sounds similiar to these enigmatic small objects (ca. 8-12 cm in length), dubbed by some as "golden airplanes" (seen in the images on the right), which originated from the Tolima Indians in Colombia, and are believed to be at least 1,500 years old. (Because they are made of gold, accurate dating is impossible.) Museums from Germany and Colombia who have these objects on display, claim these objects to be ficticious sculptures related to flying fish, insects and birds.

By closer inspection however, these seem to be models of machines build with advanced knowledge of technology and aerodynamics. These models appear to be equipped with both a horizontal and a vertical stabilizer and on some models we can even make out rudders and elevators, while other designs were built in a way that the stabilizers themselves could act as rudders and elevators. Further we can see what looks like a seat of a motor cycle; a wind shield, and cylinders which could be related to its way of propulsion. It seems to match quite well with the description that Paul Solomon gave about these flying machines, who assumed that these could have been part of the Atlantean existence.

Swiss author Erich von Däniken, especially known from his popular book: "Chariots of the Gods?" (1968), once undertook experiments to build scale models of these statues out of molden plastic, of about a meter in size, and only being powered by a front propellor. These models were being proven aero dynamic and able to fly through the air. (See this video: "The Mysterious World - Search for Ancient Technology", at 7:45.)

Trance medium Daan Akkerman mentioned in one of his readings that those extraterrestrial "angels" (see the chapter: "Ancient Scriptures") were able to manifest and dematerialize at will, during the earlier times of Atlantis and before, and were able to travel between time and dimensions of time, with the aid of small airplane-like craft. Perhaps these "Golden Airplanes" could have been imitations of these craft.

Eklal Kueshana, author of the book: "The Ultimate Frontier", described yet another type of Atlantean craft. He wrote in an article from 1996 that the vailixi were first developed in Atlantis around 18,000 BC. During this time, the most common ones had the shape of what we know today as a flying saucer:

"...saucer shaped of generally trapezoidal cross-section with three hemispherical engine pods on the underside."
"They used a mechanical antigravity device driven by engines developing approximately 80,000 horse power."

In her novel: "Tillbaka til Atlantis" (1991) ("Back to Atlantis"), Swedish medium and writer Mariana Stjerna also described oval shaped (saucer-shaped) Atlantean airships that could hang motionless in the air that were called - like in the Mahabharata - "vimana".

The chariot that had been witnessed and described by the Biblical prophet Ezekiel might have been such an saucer shaped craft. The description of "wheels within wheels" hints to a saucer shaped craft, the "eyes" that where inside the rings may have been exhaust ports or port holes and the crystal-like firmament (also translated as: "vault") above their heads sounds like a transparant dome on top of it. (See Ezekiel 1:1-28)

Edgar Cayce mentioned in his descriptions of Atlanean flying craft: "for the manners of transportation, the manners of communications were such as Ezekiel described at a later date" (Cayce 1859-1). According to trance clairvoyant Dr. Douglas James Cottrell, Ezekiel witnessed a "vehicle that would run by gravity and anti-gravity means". (See the video: "Ezekiel's wheel, the Garden of Eden, and the Dinosaurs' demise", by Rammsteinregeln.)

There were also four beings inside that craft that - because of their odd appearance and manner of movement - it seems that they could have been angelic beings which were possibly not from earth. Many Bible scholars believe them to be Cherubs; a certain class of angels. From Ezekiel 1:4-19:

"And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire.

Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man. And every one had four faces, and every one had four wings. And their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf's foot: and they sparkled like the colour of burnished brass. And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and they four had their faces and their wings. Their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward. As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man, and the face of a lion, on the right side: and they four had the face of an ox on the left side; they four also had the face of an eagle. Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.

And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went. As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of lamps: it went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning. And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning. Now as I beheld the living creatures, behold one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, with his four faces.

The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel. When they went, they went upon their four sides: and they turned not when they went. As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round about them four. And when the living creatures went, the wheels went by them: and when the living creatures were lifted up from the earth, the wheels were lifted up.

Whithersoever the spirit was to go, they went, thither was their spirit to go; and the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels. When those went, these went; and when those stood, these stood; and when those were lifted up from the earth, the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels. And the likeness of the firmament upon the heads of the living creature was as the colour of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above."

Also in the "Hakatha"; the"Laws of the Babylonians", there is the actual mention of flying machines and that they received the knowlegde of flight from "those from upon high" (?):

"The privilege of operating a flying machine is great. The knowledge of flight is among the most ancient of our inheritances. A gift from 'those from upon high'. We received it from them as a means of saving many lives."


Image from Nürnberg's newspaper from april 4, 1561.

On 14 april 1561, the newspaper of the city Nürnberg described a battle in the sky between fast moving balls, crosses and tubes (see image above). After about an hour these objects would have crashed to the earth, where they seemed to burn and finally crumbled on the ground with lots of smoke. At present day, this story is a popular example from ufos in the past, because nobody can explain for certain what actually happened here. The tubes in the depiction seem to look like vailxi, while the balls could perhaps represent flying saucers. The black arrow probably illustrates a compass needle that indicates north, to imply that the scene was witnessed in the eastern direction.

The futuristic looking Atlantean vailxi bear an uncanny resemblance to those kind of cigar-shaped UFOs which had been reported from as early as 1942 to this day. (See: Maybe the earliest known official report of a similar object did come from the report by the crew of 61 Sqdn. Captain W/O Lever, during the raid on Turin, at the night of November 28/29th in the year 1942:

"The object was seen by the entire crew of the above aircraft. They believe it to have been 200-300 feet in length and its width is estimated at 1/5th or 1/6th of its length. The speed was estimated at 500 m.p.h., and it had four pairs of red lights spaced at equal distances along its body. These lights did not appear in any way like exhaust flames; no trace was seen. The object kept a level course. The crew saw the object twice during the raid and brief details are given below."


Could these sightings in any way have been related to those Atlantean craft? If yes, what could that possibly mean? Because the earliest official sightings were reported during the World War II, could it be that some of these Atlantean craft were found once earlier and are treated as a military secret? Could it be possible that these craft and other advanced knowlegde and technology came from a highly developed extraterrestrial civilization, like the earlier mentioned Martian people who would have fled to the earth? Because without advanced spacecraft it is not possible to travel from Mars to the Earth in a physical body of flesh and blood. (More about Mars in the chapter about Mars.)

Dutch trance medium Daan Akkerman explained in his book: "Lanto 1: Atlantis en ufo's" (2003), that UFOs could concern two different cases, namely: metaphysical visitations from far away dimensions and images from a reality outside our time, originating from the Lemurian age, which could become visible to man under certain ideal circumstances. Trance clairvoyant Dr. Douglas James Cottrell also gave nearly the same explanations for this phenomenon in his e-book: "Unexplained 1" (2013), in which he referred to the Atlantean vehicles that could travel both in the air as through the water by means of magnetic and anti-magnetic forces and explained these kind of sightings as coming into contact which what happened in the past. (Perhaps we could see it as a kind of energetic mirage from the ancient past.) Both Daan Akkerman as Dr. Cottrell decladed that there is no other physical extraterrestrial life within this universe, but there would however be other life in other dimensions and other universes.

Curious object in the middle of the picture

In the year 2007, a story surfaced about a city and an ancient space ship on the far side of the moon ( from someone who called himself William Rutlegde and claimed to had been a member of the Apollo 20 crew. He posted some of his videos on his Youtube channel as the user: "retiredafb". While this story had been proved to be a hoax on the "Godlike Productions" forum (see: here), especially concerning the real identity of "retiredafb", and the fake city, it is still not known what this cylindrical cigar-shaped object is supposed to be (see above), as it is shown in official NASA images from the Apollo 15 and 17 missions. (See NASA Apollo 15 image 9625 and image 9630.)

It seems to be a very large object which seems to be sticking partly out of a crater. It also stands out quite a bit in the local surroundings. Because there aren't other large rocks in the neighbouring area, it may be nothing more other than a crashed asteroid. It looks pretty much like a cigar shaped Atlantean Vailix as described and pictured in Frederick S. Oliver's book, but for this object being a kind of spaceship may be considered improbable due to its supposedly enormous length of 3 to 5 km.

In any case we can not say that it is impossible to make flying saucers and such. On May 16, 2011, the Iranian press office Fars made it public that the government of Iran had created an actual flying saucer. The inventor,  the Iranian nuclear physicist Mehran Tavakoli Keshe, explained that he had developed a special plasma reactor that could manipulate the field of gravity or magnetism to produce movement. Keshe had shared his knowlegde with governments around the world to make sure this technology could be widely applied on many fields and that it would not fall in the hands of a small number of people who could keep it for themselves and potentionally misuse it.

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