This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Front view, silhouetted against white background, of the original version of Frank Whittle's first experimental bench test engine, the Power Jets W.U. (Whittle Unit), with its starting panel (at right), circa April 1937. Engine was designed to exhaust to the side (at left) out a window (not included in this view).
Collection Item Long Description:
- Propulsion systems