Frank Whittle (1907-1996), inventor of the
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Frank Whittle (1907-1996), inventor of the jet engine, 15 February 1944. 'Group Captain Whittle at home with his family. David, aged 12, and Ian, aged nine, share their father's pasion for aeroplanes'. Photograph by James Jarche (1891- 1965).