Instructional film describes how Meteor 4 and Vampire jet fighters should intercept long-range bombers like the Boeing Superfortress.
Security of Britain is at extra risk since the development of the long range bomber. Dimension, performance and armament specifications of the B-29s taxiing on the runway and taking off. Planes fly in stacked formation, mathematically calculated to achieve the maximum effect with the B-29's massive fire-power of 8400 rounds per minute coordinated by a remote-control turret system. (Reel 2) RAF Wing Commander Instructor summarises lessons of recent trials using Meteor 4 and Vampire jets to test forms of attack against the B-29. Models demonstrate how unsuitable the first four approaches are, and show the recommended form of attack. (Reel 3) Specifications of Meteor 4 and Vampire are given over film of these RAF jets taxiing and taking off before engaging in trial combat with a formation of B-29s. Fighters record interception on 16mm camera-gun film. Film concludes with map of Europe which demonstrates proximity of Moscow to London.