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Mr. Ian Whittle son of Sir Frank Whittle visits the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson, Air Force Base Ohio


Jet engine inventor’s son visits AFRL: Father’s legacy continues to thrive

Dr. Chuck Cross, Chief of Turbine Engine Division, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, compares turbine blades from early stages of jet engine development with Mr. Ian Whittle during a tour of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2017. Whittle is the son of the late Sir Frank Whittle who is credited for inventing the gas turbine engine effectively launching aircraft propulsion into the jet age. (U.S. Air Force photo / Lisa Donauer) (U.S. Air Force photo by Lisa Donauer)

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