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Whittle, Sir Frank

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  • Whittle, Sir Frank — (1 jun. 1907, Coventry, Warwickshire, Inglaterra–8 ago. 1996, Columbia, Md., EE.UU.). Ingeniero aeronáutico y piloto británico que inventó el motor de reacción. En 1930 obtuvo su primera patente para un turborreactor, y en 1936 fue cofundador de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Whittle, Sir Frank — SUBJECT AREA: Aerospace [br] b. 1 June 1907 Coventry, England [br] English engineer who developed the first British jet engine. [br] Frank Whittle enlisted in the Royal Air Force (RAF) as an apprentice, and after qualifying as a pilot he… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Whittle, Sir Frank — born June 1, 1907, Coventry, Warwickshire, Eng. died Aug. 8, 1996, Columbia, Md., U.S. British aviation engineer and pilot who invented the jet engine. He obtained his first patent for a turbojet engine in 1930, and in 1936 he cofounded Power… …   Universalium

  • Whittle , Sir Frank — (1907–1996) British aeronautical engineer Whittle, the son of a mechanic from Coventry in the English Midlands, joined the Royal Air Force as an apprentice in 1923. He was trained at the RAF College, Cranwell, and Cambridge University, where he… …   Scientists

  • Sir Frank Whittle Medal — The Sir Frank Whittle Medal is awarded annually by the Royal Academy of Engineering to an engineer, [cite web title = The Sir Frank Whittle Medal web page work = The Royal Academy of Engineering web page publisher = date = 2006 url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sir Frank Whittle — noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907 1996) • Syn: ↑Whittle, ↑Frank Whittle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑aeronautical engineer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sir Frank Whittle — jet aircraft engine …   Inventors, Inventions

  • Whittle — Sir Frank …   Scientists

  • Frank Whittle — Sir Frank Whittle KBE (* 1. Juni 1907 in Coventry; † 9. August 1996 in Columbia, Maryland) war ein englischer Pilot, Erfinder und Geschäftsmann. Seine größte Leistung war die Erfindung des Strahltriebwerks, das er unabhängig und zeit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Frank — Frank, Karl Hermann Frank, Leonhard Frank, ll´ja Michailovič * * * (as used in expressions) Baum, L(yman) Frank Buckley, William F(rank), Jr. Burnet, Sir (Frank) Macfarlane Capra, Frank Chapman, Frank Michler Frank James Cooper …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Frank Whittle — noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907 1996) • Syn: ↑Whittle, ↑Sir Frank Whittle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑aeronautical engineer * * * Frank Whittle [ …   Useful english dictionary

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