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J.C.B. Tinling, an ex-RAF pilot, was directly involved with the work of Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the first British turbojet engine. Tinling, along with R. Dudley Williams, initiated Power Jets, Ltd., a company incorporated in 1936 to develop Whittle's jet engine ideas.

Identifier

NASM.1991.0032

Creator

Power Jets, Ltd.

Date

1930-1987

bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]

Provenance

Charles and Barbara Kahn, Jr., gift, 1991, 1991-0032, NASM

Extent

0.9 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Correspondence

Scrapbooks

Clippings

Photographs

Articles

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of corporate records, magazine articles, photographs and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on Power Jets, Ltd. Most of the material in the collection also relates to Frank Whittle and his accomplishments. Included are some of Whittle's writings and the agreements he signed for Power Jets.

Genre/Form

Correspondence

Scrapbooks

Clippings

Photographs

Articles

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

Tinling, J .C. B.

Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907-

Williams, R. Dudley

Topics Jet propulsion
Aeronautics, Commercial
Aeronautics
Aircraft industry

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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