Diamond anniversary

The original designers of the Whittle jet engine. A Rolls-Royce Nene development engine has been totally refurbished to mark 60 years of its first firing and goes on display this weekend at the Stirk House Hotel, Gisburn. Engineers who developed the first production engines at factories in Barnoldswick, Clitheroe and Burnley will attend the launch, […]

The original designers of the Whittle jet engine. A Rolls-Royce Nene development engine has been totally refurbished to mark 60 years of its first firing and goes on display this weekend at the Stirk House Hotel, Gisburn. Engineers who developed the first production engines at factories in Barnoldswick, Clitheroe and Burnley will attend the launch, organised by the Consortium of Lancashire Aerospace