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Unformatted text preview: Jet Propulsion Jet Reaction Engine Hero Of Alexandria - 3rd Century BC Steam Turbine Development Italian Engineer - Giovanni Branca (1629) Steam Jet Against Turbine Wheel Gas Turbine British Inventor - John Barber (1791) First Patent Jet-Propelled Biplane French Scientist - Henri Marie Coanda Took Off And Flew Under Own Power Frank Whittle - Britain Frank Patent - 1930 First Practical Form Of First Modern Gas Turbine Modern Publsihed - 1932 First Engine Development - 1935/6 Test - 1939 W-1 Turbojet Engine Shipped To US First Flight - May 15, 1941 Gloster E.28/38 Shipped To US Hans Pabst von Ohain - Germany Hans Better Climate In Germany Better Engine Than Whittle’s First Flight - August 27, 1939 National Air & Space Museum Hans German WW II Jets German von Ohain’ First Flight HeS 3b Engine In He 178 Plane 360 mph Engine Inside Fuselage Behind Wing ME 262 Twin Engine 1944 525 mph At 40,000 feet Arado Ar 234 Bomber Four Jet Engines All Destroyed By Allied Bombers Jet Engines Jet Bell XS-1 Bell Speed Of Sound Rocket Powered October 14, 1947 Chuck Yeager Freak Machine Non Swept Wings Jet Airliners Jet First Jet-Powered Airliner British De Havilland Comet I First Flight - 1949, Service - 1952 Structural Difficiencies - Withdrawn From Service 1954 Boeing 707 - 1958 Over 1000 Built Mach 0.82 At 30,000 feet Historical Events Historical First Free Flight By Humans Montgolfiere Balloon - 1783 First Powered Flight Orville Wright - December 17, 1903 Flew English Channel Louis Bleriot - July 25, 1909 First Successful Helicopter Flights Heinrich Focke - 1936 Igor Sikorsky - 1939 Historical Events Historical First Military Operations Italo-Turkish War - 1911/12 World War I Germany - 300 Planes England - 100 Planes First Aerial Bombardment Cologne - December 8, 1914 Historical Events Historical Crossing Atlantic - Newfoundland To Galway Alcock & Brown - 1919 Crossing Atlantic - New York To Paris Charles Lindburg “Spirit Of St. Louis” - 1927 Round The World American Douglas - 1924 North Pole (South) Richard Byrd - 1926 (1929) Hindenburg Disaster Lakehurst - May 6, 1937 Historical Events Historical World War II Whittle & Ohain - Jet Engine Sound Barrier Sound Chuck Yeager “Bell XS-1” - October 14, 1947 Mach 1 - Level Flight North American F-100 - 1953 Mach 2 - Level Flight Lockheed F-104 - 1958 Mach 1 - Level Flight Lockheed A-11 - 1963 ...
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