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Jet Frank Whittle And The Invention Of The Jet Engine

ISBN 10 : 1907472037
ISBN 13 : 9781907472039

In 12 April 1937 Frank Whittle became the first person to successfully start and run a turbojet engine. In May 1941 the engine took to the air in an experimental Gloster-Whittle ai..


ISBN 10 : 9781907472015
ISBN 13 : 1907472010


Frank Whittle Icon Science

ISBN 10 : 9781785782565
ISBN 13 : 1785782568

The story of the jet engine has everything: genius, tragedy, heroism, a world war, the individual vs. the state, and an idea that would change the world. Frank Whittle always maint..

The Day Of The Typhoon

ISBN 10 : 1840371811
ISBN 13 : 9781840371819

This account of rocket Typhoon operations over Normandy in the weeks immediately following the D-Day Invasion of Europe aims to be all the more interesting for its authenticity. It..

The Jet Engine

ISBN 10 : 9781119065999
ISBN 13 : 1119065992

The Jet Engine provides a complete, accessible description of the working and underlying principles of the gas turbine. Accessible, non-technical approach explaining the workings o..

Jet Pioneers

ISBN 10 : 9780752494999
ISBN 13 : 0752494996

In April 1941 Britain's first jet left the ground at a grass airfield 4 miles from Gloucester Cathedral. It was the start of a revolution in air travel, military and civilian. Duri..

Hans Von Ohain

ISBN 10 : 1563475200
ISBN 13 : 9781563475207

This is the first book ever to chronicle the life and work of Dr. Hans von Ohain, the brilliant physicist who invented the first turbojet engine that flew on 27 August 1939. The bo..

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