Frank Whittle


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English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)

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Varian, assistant to Michael Jarvis when the stable landed the Frank Whittle Partnership Conditions Stakes in 2003 and 2008, has high hopes for Dewhust and Racing Post entry Ektihaam, who earned a 33-1 quote for the 2,000 Guineas after recording a debut win at Newbury, but they don't match the level of Frankel's achievements.
Secondly there was a 1940s/50s air show at Coventry Airport attended by thousands which saw a re-enactment of the famous Kings Cup air race plus breathtaking flying by first generation jets made possible by Coventry inventor Frank Whittle.
The panel previewing the race includes Hennessy-winning jockeys Andrew Thornton, Jamie Osborne and Bill Smith, as well as Aly Branford and Frank Whittle.
This statue of Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine, was unveiled yesterday by his son.
Only a third of people know that Isambard Kingdom Brunel created Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge and only 20% of people know that Frank Whittle created the jet engine
1930: Frank Whittle (later Sir) patented the jet engine.
Frank Whittle, defending, said Thomas was now getting his life together, and with his partner was expecting their first baby next year.
FORMER jockey Frank Whittle and his wife Joan describe their new home with such unabated joy they could have touched down in racing paradise.
His biographer, Nicholas Jones, said: "When Frank Whittle was designing his jet engine you very rarely met anyone from another culture - let alone travelled to distant continents.
Warwickshire County Council will be holding the surgery at the Sir Frank Whittle Business Centre, in Great Central Way, Rugby, today, to offer advice to employers considering taking on an apprentice.
1907 Sir Frank Whittle - British engineer, who was also an RAF test and fighter pilot and famously invented the jet engine - was born on this day
In a strongly-worded letter to the Labour-run city council, the Conservative government minister indicated Three Spires special school in Coundon, Ernesford Grange secondary and Sir Frank Whittle primary in Woodway Park will be next in line for forced academy take-overs.
Warwickshire councillors have marked the beginning of work to extend the Sir Frank Whittle business centre in Rugby with a sod cutting ceremony.
DACT Services Ltd, based at the Sir Frank Whittle Business Centre, in Great Central Way, off Boughton Road, says people are "genuinely worried" about the situation.
To the east of the region, work is starting on a pounds 840,000 project expected to create an initial 20 jobs over 6,500 sq ft of new workspace at the Sir Frank Whittle Business Centre in Rugby.