TV Series | | Drama
The day-to-day story of a multi-million pound aerospace company, its new jet plane, its test-pilot, its workers and its ruthless and hard-nosed managing director John Wilder, the embodiment of modern, unflinching capitalism.
Scott Furlong was loosely based on Handley Page Ltd., a small Hertfordshire aircraft manufacturing company formed in 1909, and which went into voluntary liquidation in 1970. Producer Rex Firkin instructed writers Geoffrey Bellman and John Whitney to prepare a document on the firm, which was given to prospective writers as an example of the set-up.
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