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Frank Whittle

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A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability.

— Frank Whittle

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Gentlemen, I give you the Whittle engine.

— Frank Whittle

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I had always realized it was desirable to gear down the jet.

— Frank Whittle

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Well, that's what it was bloody well designed to do, wasn't it?

— Frank Whittle

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The latter having several stages of rotating blades each stage increasing the compression ratio were potentially more efficient but were much more difficult to develop. By this time he was a Group Captain having been promoted from Wing Commander in July 1943. In July when Whittle's stay at Cambridge was over he was released to work full-time on the engine.

He joined BOAC as a technical advisor before working as an engineering specialist in one of Shell Oil's subsidiaries followed by a position with Bristol Aero Engines. Despite limited funding a prototype was created which first ran in 1937. He excelled in his studies and became an accompliFrank Whittled pilot.

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