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Whittle, Sir Frank

Syllabification: Whit·tle, Sir Frank
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)witl
 
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Definition of Whittle, Sir Frank in English:

( 1907–96), English aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and inventor of the jet aircraft engine. He took out the first patent for a turbojet engine in 1930. The first flight using Whittle’s jet engine was made in 1941.

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