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“The aim of this site is to provide a comprehensive overview of the life and achievements of Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine.”

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“A brief biography describes his remarkable life and, together with the other sections, places this in the context in which the jet engine came to be invented and the obstacles – technical, financial and political – that he had to overcome.”

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“The unique Timeline, in particular, graphically shows Whittle’s progress against a lack of resources and official indifference and also how the search for a more powerful method of aircraft propulsion was also being pursued elsewhere.”

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