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Challenger: An Industrial Romance

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This engrossing film follows the development of Canadair's super-executive jet. A totally new aircraft based on a design by Bill Lear, the Challenger is faster, cheaper to fly, and more comfortable than any other business jet. An American team of supersalesmen, led by Jim Taylor and Dave Smith, marketed and sold the plane while it was still on the drawing board. The film reveals an inspiring success story, showing the risk-taking, perseverance and teamwork required to bridge the gap between the promises of marketing and the realities of engineering.

1980, 27 min 23 s