From flying carpets to “solar boats,” tales of some kind of aircraft buzzing about the skies exist in the ancient stories of almost every culture on the planet. Are these merely fanciful myths of god and heroes, or could there be some truth to these legends?
Modern history dictates that there was no possible way that there were aircrafts during the days of Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Sumeria. And yet, there are many depiction of flying machines and flying men in the ancient texts and drawings of these and other cultures throughout the world.
Many religions talk about people soaring through the sky in chariots of fire, or talk about gods who came from the heavens in order to enlighten humanity. Such stoires have sparked the “Ancient Astronauts” theories mostly popularized by Erich von Däniken and his ground breaking 1968 book, Chariots of the Gods?.
Here are just a few of the hundreds of examples that show ancient peoples somehow had knowledge of modern aircraft.
Excavators found what appear to be model airplanes in an ancient South American tomb. On walls filled with Egyptian hieroglyphics, people have discovered drawings of what appear to be helicopters and flying saucers. Sketches dated to 200 BCE have appeared to show airplanes.
It isn’t only aircraft that we know and understand, that appear to be a subject of ancient history. In ancient India, scribes told stories about Vimanas. Vimanas were giant flying craft that their gods used as a method of travel.
The scriptures from the ancient Hindu religion actually include technical details about the Vimanas, including the number of engines different Vimanas contained. Drawings of Vimanas have also been found.
In many parts of India, the existence of Vimanas isn’t questioned – it’s considered to be a fact as clear as day. It could be that old world beliefs might hold the truth about ancient civilizations and their true technological prowess.
With so many apparent references to them from ancient civilizations across the planet, is it so unreasonable to presume that ancient civilizations had aircraft in their inventories, or at the very least, met others who had aircraft?
If there is any truth to any of this, then we have to rethink what we know about all of the major ancient civilizations, and the technology they may have possessed.
However, there is one issue which keeps skeptics questioning the apparent evidence – if ancient peoples had airplanes, where are they now?
If they existed, why cannot archeologists find any wreckage, or parts, or any actually physical evidence of their existence? Why are they only in stories and drawings?
But, that in and of itself, only deepens the mystery of ancient aircraft.
What do you think? Is there enough evidence to prove that ancient peoples were visited by more advanced societies from other worlds? Please reply using the comments below.
9 thoughts on “Ancient Aircrafts – Myth or Reality?”
I distinctly remember flying around on an ultralight airplane in a previous life. It was really small and i lay atop the fuselage and flew it where ever I wanted to go. In must have had a jet engine because I don’t recall it having a propeller and it was really fast.
I believe that earth was “repopulated” why th ose who exited a dying planet. There were probably a number of spaceships which included scientists and doctors. They implanted there DNA or perhaps embryos into the primates that they encountered in the area where their individual spaceships or group of spaceships landed. In time, through evolution, that’s how we arrived today with different races and colors of humans . . . but all with the same basic human qualities of the space travelers of many many many years ago.
The ancients may have had good policies of leaving behind no debris and recycling all metals. Someday there will be no 1950s cars anywhere – well, maybe by 2250.
The ancient civilizations did not possess the aircraft themselves. Sky people are the ones they writing about and drawing about. They can’t be found on Earth may be on other planets.
Sounds like a LOT of IMAGINATION running AMOK if you ask me. “Flying saucers” were creations from Hitler’s Germany which were successful (albeit TOO LATE – Thank God!) while the NAZIs were scouring occupied Europe for ANY technology that can be found in the other nation’s PATENT offices (basically, they were STOLEN). These circular craft were beaten back by overwhelming FIRE POWER (UK and American Bombers), and Germany was being run by a MADMAN (i.e. Hitler). The HAUNEBU and VRIL (circular craft) that the NAZIs had were “too little – too late” (also, the same goes for the V1, V2 and ME-262, as well as the Komets). This was FABULOUS technology. This was an interesting, if not TERRIFYING time in the world’s history during this time. Team Trump and his allies 2020.
In 1972 I saw an object in the sky that had to be a flying saucer; it hovered and then suddenly flew off to the left. Since then I have believed in flying saucers. I think they are from another planet of world and that the ancient airplanes mentioned above are the same and have existed for many years. I have no idea what they are of where they are from but I believe they are reas.
I believe that the aliens 👽 have been visiting and living here on earth and some among us there are a lot of mysteries on our planet, there’s lots of planets out there that may contain life we can’t be so close minded to think we are the only race that exist!!!! There’s too much we don’t know!!!
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