Sir FRANK WHITTLE
Vintage signed photograph
Signed by Air Cdre Sir Frank Whittle
DECEMBER ~ *SIGNATURE OF THE MONTH*
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Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle OM KBE CB
One of the most famous and influential engineers in aviation history being the inventor of the jet engine.
This is period publicity photograph signed in the 1950s when Whittle was a Group Captain and showing him using a slide rule (remember those!!). This photo came from the collection of a member of his team at the time.
A really nice, scarce signed photo measuring 16 x 12 cm in VG condition