General Knowledge - Inventions - Discussion

Discussion :: Inventions - Section 1 (Q.No.112)


Who was the first person to patent the JET ENGINE?

[A]. F. Whittle
[B]. C. Lindbergh
[C]. W. Histell
[D]. B. Owings

Answer: Option A


British inventor Frank Whittle was the first to patent his design for a jet engine in 1930. Although an engine designed by Dr. Hans Von Ohain was the first to fly in 1939. Whittle's jet engine first flew in 1941.

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