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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sir Frank Whittle
RLIN number: NXCP88-A134
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Air Force Academy Project
Description: Development of turbojet engine; military career; first operational jet aircraft.
Extent: Transcript: 30 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Air Force Academy for information. Original oral history held by: U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 80840.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Whittle, Sir Frank, 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Air Commodore in Royal Air Force
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Bartanowicz, Robert S.; Brett, John D.
Organizations discussed: Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Locations discussed: Europe; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air pilots--Great Britain; Engineers; Europe; Great Britain. Royal Air Force; Jet propulsion; Oral history; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - Other terms: Great Britain--History, Military--20th century; Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019173-14616