In the skies of southern Inyo a strange sight. Residents reported seeing what looked like two military cargo carriers flying superukplanes slow and very low to the ground. We saw two of those planes south of Olancha.

According to China Lake Naval Weapons Center, the planes are part of the Royal Air Force from the UK. Spokesmen told us that they are conducting tests and training operations “in accordance with a bi-lateral agreement between the US and the UK.”

China Lake said it is unknown exactly what they are testing. Locally, some speculated that it might be flights below radar.

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