Frank Whittle

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Noun1.Frank Whittle - English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
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[2.] Whittle, Frank, 1940,"lmprovements relating to Apparatus and Systems for the Production of a Flow of Energised Gas, for example for the Propulsion of Aircraft", Patent Specification 583,111, The Patent Office, London.
Fellow former players included, among many others, Fred Pickering, Ray Wilson, Derek Temple, Tommy Wright, John Hurst, Alan Whittle, Frank Darcy, Bryan Hamilton, Mark Higgins, Wayne Clarke and Stuart Barlow.