Chilean Air Force General (Ret.) Ricardo BermÃºdez is the Director of the Committee of Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomenon (CEFAA), the Chilean governmentâ€™s official organization for the study of unknown aerial phenomena. General BermÃºdez has also been the Director of the Technical School of Aeronautics, the School of Engineers, and the sub-Director of Chileâ€™s Air Force Academy. At CEFAA, he leads a group of scientists at the doctorate level, who form the committee along with aviation experts from the General Directorate of Civil Aeronautics. General BermÃºdez is a former fighter pilot, served as an air attachÃ© in London, and commanded the Third Air Brigade in southern Chile.