UFO is an homage to the 1985 Transformers Autobot character Cosmos created by iGear. He shares the same basic alternate mode, color and tech spec numbers as the Generation 1 and Universe Cosmos toys.
According to his tech spec numbers UFO is incredibly fast and skilled, as well as being smart and brave. He is not very strong.
In December 2011 iGear posted a promotional image of UFO on their Facebook page.
In February 2012 iGear posted in-hand toy images of UFO on their Facebook page.
Preorders for Hench and UFO went up in April 2012.
Being responsible for 100% of space reconnaissance for Faith Leader can be a tiring job, and UFO doesn’t have the patience for it.
Easily distracted by his big imagination, UFO sees himself as a fearless space explorer, and wanders far from his mission brief towards alien planets where he is often spotted by locals, hence his name.If he encountered any enemies on these runs he might be concerned to realize his weapon is actually just a kids toy given to him as a joke.
- iGear MW-04 UFO (2012)
- An original third-party Transformer mold created by iGear. Turns from robot to flying saucer. Comes a gun, stand, instructions and collector card.
- UFO was recolored into Roswell.
- Reprolabels Classics Cosmos and Seaspray (2012)
- A set of labels for UFO and Spray.
iGear Hench and UFO prototypes
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- Brian Kilby (February 29th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/3/1/radio-free-cybertron-02292012.html.
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- Peter Van (August 16th, 2012). "TFormers.com News Desk". http://tformers.com (Podcast). TFormers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vhlG1bDxWA.
- Reed, Philip (2013). Transforming Collections. ISBN 978-1-62620-496-6.