RAF film about the 'Fido' Project.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Royal Air Force Film Unit Production presents "FIDO".
Lengthy intertitles gives explanation about the Fido project.
L/Ss of the petrol storage tanks which provides the fuel for burning.
Exterior shot of the pump house. Interior shots of the large pumps used to distribute the fuel.
L/S of the valve control hut. M/S of man inside turning large wheels, three large dials above his head.
Diagrammatical shot shots showing how all the apparatus works in conjunction with the airstrip. M/S of man climbing down to operate the control valves. More diagram shots. L/Ss and M/Ss of pipe network on airstrip. Shots of RAF man showing the intersecting runway burners. L/S of runway burner preheaters. C/U of picture of dog with the word 'FIDO' across the top.
Aerial shots of of flaming airstrip.
An intertitle reads: "The following pictures were taken at Metheringham on December 21st in foggy conditions.
Various shots of oil burning on airstrip. Unfortunately part of the item has been transferred upside down.