History Channel Int'l--Sir Frank Whittle

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    I was watching the History Channel International last night and saw the story of Sir Frank Whittle, the inventor of the Jet Engine. One in a long line of brilliant people which seem to come along at the right time.

    I know his son and his grandson, who live locally and have a business here in New Jersey. And they both are as inventive as their dad and granddad and extremely polite and gracious people.

    PBS - Chasing the Sun - Frank Whittle


    Frank Whittle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Just thought this would be of interest to some.
     
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    Whittle was a genius.
     

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