Frank Whittle


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Noun1.Frank Whittle - English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
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With Godiva and Larkin, the Specials, too, And ribbons as true as Coventry Blue, Frank Whittle, who made our jet planes fly, And the novelist George Eliot, born nearby, And bikes and cars - all made here Sent to Coventry?
Sir Frank Whittle, on the other hand, was quite clear that to enable aircraft to fly higher and faster the only answer was to have a powerful jet exhaust.
Named after Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, father of the jet propulsion engine, this medal is awarded to an engineer, normally resident in the UK, for outstanding and sustained achievement which has contributed to the wellbeing of the nation.
Reach for the sky like Frank Whittle (inventor of the jet engine in 1929)?
35 Doncaster Frank Whittle Partnership Conditions Stakes 7f Class 2 ATR Card page 57 WE WON'T see the next Frankel at Doncaster today, but trainer Roger Varian hopes the promising colt Ektihaam can show he is at least the equal of former winners Secrecy and Sabbeeh by capturing the same prize Sir Henry Cecil's superstar colt took a year ago, writes Jon Lees.
Khalid Abdullah's colt was sent off the 1-2 favourite for the frank Whittle Partnership Conditions Stakes on the back of a debut win at Newmarket last month, and cantered to a 13-length victory.
Vintage tractor rally, Bridgnorth, by Dave Cooper (Cooper2007) Yellow rose, by Keith (cezzysblu) Kenilworth Castle, by Richard Postill (ricsrailpics) Frank Whittle statue, Coventry, by John Warwood (FlickrJRT)
The three-storey building has been designed by the Frank Whittle Partnership, the Lancashire-based architects.
DOES anyone know Gwyneth and Frank Whittle who used to live on Showell Green Lane?
1838 - Queen Victoria was crowned in Westminster Abbey1914 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne, was assassinated with his wife in the Bosnian town of Sarajevo by terrorist Gavrillo Princip, lighting the touchpaper to World War One1930 - Frank Whittle patented the jet engine.
Trevor baylis obe cites Sir Frank Whittle, pictured, inventor of the jet engine, as his inventing hero.
Frank Whittle, defending, said Bugler wanted the court to give him one last chance.