J. C. B. Tinling/Power Jets, Inc. Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0032
Creators:
Power Jets, Ltd.
Dates:
1930-1987
bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.9 Cubic feet
(2 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of corporate records, magazine articles, photographs and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on Power Jets, Ltd. Most of the material in the collection also relates to Frank Whittle and his accomplishments. Included are some of Whittle's writings and the agreements he signed for Power Jets.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
J.C.B. Tinling, an ex-RAF pilot, was directly involved with the work of Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the first British turbojet engine. Tinling, along with R. Dudley Williams, initiated Power Jets, Ltd., a company incorporated in 1936 to develop Whittle's jet engine ideas.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Charles and Barbara Kahn, Jr., gift, 1991, 1991-0032, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Jet propulsion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aircraft industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Williams, R. Dudley Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tinling, J .C. B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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