Definition of Whittle, Sir Frank in English:

Whittle, Sir Frank

proper noun

  • (1907–96), English aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and inventor of the jet aircraft engine. He took out the first patent for a turbojet engine in 1930. The first flight using Whittle's jet engine was made in 1941.

Pronunciation:

Whittle, Sir Frank

/ˈ(h)witl/