Rear View of Whittle W.1X

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Rear view of Whittle W.1X engine. Jet engines enabled aircraft to fly farther, faster, and at less cost than piston engine aircraft could.

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Dane Penland

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A19500082000_NASM2016-000439

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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