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by Andrew Nahum
Frank Whittle always maintained that he was held back by a lack of government support. At the very moment in 1943 when his invention was unveiled to the world, his company, Power Jets, was forcibly nationalised.
Frank Whittle always maintained that he was held back by a lack of government support. Yet Whittle's brilliance, charm and charisma helped him recruit major support from the British government and the RAF, who gave him the green light to build a jet engine at a time when to do so made little sense. Here is a story of what pushing technology to its limits can achieve – and the effect that such achievement can have on those involved. Biographies Scientists
Nahum, Andrew (2004). Frank Whittle: Invention of the Jet. Icon Books Ltd. ISBN 1-84046-538-7.
Find sources: "Frank Whittle" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (April 2013) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). Earlier, in January 1940, Whittle had met Dr Stanley Hooker of Rolls-Royce, who in turn introduced Whittle to Rolls-Royce board member and manager of their Derby factory, Ernest Hives (later Lord Hives). Nahum, Andrew (2004). The Jet Man: the Story of Sir Frank Whittle.
Andrew Nahum's incisive book, Frank Whittle - Invention of the Jet, aims to dispel the .
Andrew Nahum's incisive book, Frank Whittle - Invention of the Jet, aims to dispel the myths surrounding this topic and Whittle's role in it. As with so many important inventions, the development of the jet engine was to a large extent driven by the necessities of wa. The book includes chapters on Whittle's early jet ideas, wartime development and the difficult problems with the Whittle . jet design, the rise and fall of Whittle's Power Jets company, jet developments in the US, and the first jet airliner (the Comet) and why it failed. In a fascinating endnotes section Nahum discusses jet development in Germany and if the jet would have been developed without Whittle.
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Andrew Nahum Frank Whittle. The Invention of the Jet. Price: 389 Kč Price for Eshop: 350 Kč (€ 1. ). Blending genius, tragedy, heroism and war, Andrew Nahum tells the fascinating story of the man whose invention would go on to change the world. You can ask us about this book and we'll send an answer to your e-mail. As with so many important inventions. As with so many important inventions, the development of the jet engine was to a large extent driven by the necessities of war. Particularly the British, Germans and Americans worked.
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