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Whittle: The True Story Hardcover – 1 Apr 1987

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  • Hardcover: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Airlife Publishing Ltd; First edition edition (April 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0906393825
  • ISBN-13: 978-0906393826
  • Product Dimensions: 22.2 x 15.2 x 3.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 626,333 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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272 pages, illustrated


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Bought this as a present for my aircraft nerd husband - unfortunately he's already bought it for himself! He has great admiration for Frank Whittle and the life he led and this book covers it with drama and humour and gives a true picture of the man
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sir Frank Whittle's gift to the world. 3 May 2015
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This is an excellent account of all the opposition Frank Whittle had to overcome to make his invention a reality. His own government didn't support him properly. The Germans took his patent and ran with it.

Sir Whittle made a monumental contribution to mankind, much like the Transistor did.

Buy a copy, you will enjoy it.
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