HC Deb 18 December 1946 vol 431 cc392-3W
100. Mr. Teeling

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation when the installation of F.I.D.O. at Heathrow was abandoned; how many runways had at that time been fitted out with F.I.D.O.; and what, up to then, had been the cost of the installation.

Mr. Lindgren

The decision to cease work on the F.I.D.O. installation at Heathrow was made on 1st November, 1945. The plans then provided for its operation on No. 1 runway only. As to the last part of the Question about £250,000 had been spent up to the time of abandonment, but after satisfying outstanding contractors claims, a total expenditure of about £400,000 was involved