• Short Summary

    A system for clearing fog from airport runways is tried out in Surrey.

  • Description

    Blackbushe Airfield, Surrey.

    LV. RAF man lighting flarepath of FIDO (for super title). SV. Royal Air Force type running alongside and jumping over F.I.D.O. flarepath. SV. Blazing F.I.D.O. LV. Aircraft in light of F.I.D.O. GV. Runway lit by F.I.D.O. GV. Approaching F.I.D.O. runway from air. CU.B/V Pilot. LV. Approaching F.I.D.O. runway from air. MV. Pan, aircraft flying over runway.

    FIDO stands for Fog Intensive Dispersal Of - a system for clearing fog that involves burning in lots of petrol.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "H")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    44.11
    Media URN:
    27717
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:58:00 / 01:10:30:00
    Canister:
    52/93

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment