Account New User Register
View Basket Items: 0 Total: £0.00 Checkout
Search:
Publish Your Dreams
What We Offer
Testimonials
Readership Report
Editing and Proofreading
Setting Up
Cover Design
Printing your book
Book Launch
Sales and Marketing
Navigation
Home
Contact Us
New Releases
Business News
Browse By Categories
Books For Children
E-books / Pdf
Educational
Fiction
Once Upon A Wartime
Others
Personal Histories
School Books
Browse All Products
Books
DVD's
Audio Books
E-books
Extra Facilities
Extra Facilities
Frank Whittle The Dawn of the Jet Age
Molly Burkett and Students of William Farr Comprehensive School
ISBN: 978.1.906542.36.8
£5.00
Only 2 Left in Stock

The inspiration for this book has come from the desire of a group of young people at William Farr School to celebrate the creative genius and legacy of one of the greatest aeronautical engineers of all time. Father of the ‘Jet Age’, Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle.

Every day we watch the incredible aerobatics of the Red Arrows as they practice over our school, the RAF E-3 Sentry AWACS returning from another surveillance mission over Afghanistan and the vapour trails of innumerable commercial aircraft forming ‘diamonds in the sky’. We look and can only wonder at the extraordinary power and versatility of the technology of the jet engine and of the remarkable foresight of Whittle and his team in the realisation of their dream.

It is no understatement to state that in common with suc visionaries as Newton, Telford, Wright, Brunel, Diesel and Marconi, Sir Frank Whittle ranks equally with that elite group of inventors and innovators who have literally changed the world irreversibly and undoubtedly for the better.

Written by Paul Strong, Headmaster

Other Products in School Books

Gold from Norfolk

Captain Christopher Newport of Limehouse, Virginia and the East Indies

Mrs John Rolfe of Heacham better known as Pocahontas 2nd edition

Good to be Different: Small People with Big Lives

Robert ‘Troublechurch’ Browne of Tolethorpe and the Separatist movement

Double Trouble

Mini Sagas

Isaac Newton of Woolsthorpe Manor and The King's School, Grantham

Child of Gravity Isaac Newton

My Grandad worked in Perkins

A Flight Through Time

Our House is our Home

Pirate Dad

Farewell the King CD

Bloody Mary and the Suffolk Martyrs

The World of Sutton Hoo

Farewell the King

Man of the Deep

Admiral of New England Captain John Smith and the American Dream

Bartholomew Gosnold

Ending the Slave Trade with William Wilberforce of Hull

Mrs John Rolfe of Heacham better known as Pocahontas

William Brewster of the Pilgrim Fathers

Captain John Smith of Willoughby and the founding of America

Sir Joseph Banks Flora Explorer

Football fantique

The Rutland Ospreys

Frank Whittle Into the Jet Age

Robin to the Rescue

Kirby on Bain A Lincolnshire Village

The Wesleys of Epworth

A Raven called Charlie