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Whittle, Sir Frank, (1907-1996), Knight, aeronautical engineer and inventor of the jet engine

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Surname: Whittle
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Frank
Gender: Male
Date: 1907-1996
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Whittle, Sir Frank (1907-1996) Knight Air Commodore Engineer and Inventor
References: Daily Telegraph 10/8/96; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275083 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P159859 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Frank Whittle
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1943-1948: Professor R H Tawney: proposed 1947 tour to Austria. Professor A J P Taylor: 1946 tour...
The National Archives, Kew
1938-1983: Records of the National Gas Turbine Establishment and predecessors
1928-1959: Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
1926-1994: personal and research papers incl test reports and log sheets
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Returns 1996, 2000, 2017
1935-52: official corresp and papers
The National Archives
c1925-50: misc letters and papers
Royal Air Force Museum, Archive, Library and Research Department
NRA 40598 RAF Museum