Inventions That Changed the World

Season 1 Episode 3

The Jet Engine

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 29, 2004 on BBC Two
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The Jet Engine
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Frank Whittle was the first to see the potential of jet power. Jet engines contain few moving parts, compared to the hundreds of moving parts in a combustion engine. Jeremy tells the story of the man who made it possible to traverse the globe in a single day.moreless

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