WHITTLE -- THE JET PIONEER reveals the titanic struggle of Sir Frank Whittle, a young officer in the British Royal Air Force who became one of the most influential Britons of the 20th century. Sir Frank Whittle tells his story in this feature length documentary originally made for the History Channel UK. Included are exclusive interviews with veteran test pilot Captain Eric Brown and German jet pioneer Hans von Ohain. Their accounts are mixed with fantastic wartime color archive images of Whittle's first jet planes and more in a powerful and inspiring story.
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