Fog Landing Light Aka Operation Fido 1946

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    Fog landing light (Operation FIDO). Arcato airfield in the United States of America.

    L/S elevated view of the airfield. C/U on a panel board switches are turned on which light oil flares on each side of the runway. L/S and C/U the flares burning. M/S a plane lands aided by the flares.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    66348
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2357.18
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:42:00 / 01:55:36:00
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    UN 1587 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1587 F
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