Whittle: The Jet Pioneer (2007)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Inventions & Innovations, Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the turbojet engine, details his frantic race to perfect the revolutionary flight technology after his plans fell into the hands of German engineer Hans von Ohain at the height of World War II in this historical documentary featuring rare color footage of the first jet plane ever to take flight.

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engine, engineer, jet