Frank Whittle

Rohit Khare (
Wed, 14 Aug 1996 18:42:40 -0400 (EDT)

The inventor of the modern jet engine died this week.
Sir Frank Whittle laid out the principle of Jet Propulsion in his senior thesis
at the age of 21. It took an additional decade for his ideas to move from heresy
to orthodoxy.

Thinkaboutit... one more for the 3-0 file...