BRIEFING - Early History of the Turbojet Aero-Engine

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This afternoon briefing will be given by Hermione Giffard, a Guggenheim Fellow, Smithsonian Institute’s Air & Space Museum, Washington D.C.

The briefing will detail the early history of the development of the Turbojet Aero-Engine in Britain, Germany & the US from 1936-1945. Hermione will also discuss the varying goals of the British and German Aero-Engine  development programmes and the reasons that accompany their developmental purposes, further delving into the relative successes of the respective programmes by the time the Second World War had finished.

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  • Event venue: Royal Aeronautical Society HQ
    Address: No.4 Hamilton Place, London, United Kingdom, W1J 7BQ - View Map Below

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