Frank Whittle's desk

Frank Whittle's desk

An unremarkable desk, made remarkable by the fact that Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle used it when designing the jet engine.

Whittle is generally credited with single-handedly inventing the turbojet engine which revolutionized air travel.

Image Details

Title Frank Whittle's desk
Full Description Desk used by Frank Whittle whilst at the RAF
Archive Reference Whittle desk