Turbine Fuel Test fine art photography

Turbine Fuel Test

Charles Hewitt

Collection 1940s

26th June 1948: A fuel consumption test at the Lutterworth works of the British Thomson-Houston company in Leicestershire. The flames burning freely here are imprisoned in a gas-turbine and provide the power. In this test, paraffin was consumed at the rate of one ton per hour. Original Publication: Picture Post – 4571 – Whittle And The Jet: A Second Industrial Revolution – pub. 1948 (Photo by Charles Hewitt/Picture Post/Getty Images)

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