It's Not a UFO, It's an LED Model Plane!

Bay Area man puts hundreds of LED lights on model plane

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Don't blame South Bay residents if they think they've been seeing UFO's lately.

    Technically they have been seeing unidentified flying objects -- really pretty ones.

    It's a bird. It's a plane. No really it's plane. Its creator is our own NBC Bay Area news photographer, Walt Colby.

    He built the radio-controlled plane and designed the custom lighting arrangement, but no one was more surprised when his invention became a YouTube hit.

    Fans last month voted it one of the most science and technology videos.

    Clearly, the plane gives new meaning to the term "light aircraft."