Frank Whittle - Quotes

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A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability. ---->>>

I had always realized it was desirable to gear down the jet. ---->>>

Gentlemen, I give you the Whittle engine. ---->>>

Well, that's what it was bloody well designed to do, wasn't it? ---->>>


Frank Whittle profile (frank-whittle.jpg)
Nationality: English
Born: 06-01, 1907
Die: 08-09, 1996
Occupation: Inventor

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle OM KBE CB FRS FRAeS (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was an English Royal Air Force (RAF) engineer air officer. He is credited with single-handedly inventing the turbojet engine. A patent was submitted by Maxime Guillaume in 1921 for a similar invention; however, this was technically unfeasible at the time (wikipedia)