Whittle W.1X Engine

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This W.1X non-airworthy engine unofficially became the first British turbojet to be airborne when the E.28/39 made short, straight hops in 1932.

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Dane Penland

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A19500082000_NASM2016-000434

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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