Whittle jet engine tribute flight

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A fly-past has been held in tribute to Sir Frank Whittle, the man who invented the concept of the jet engine.

Seventy years since the first successful flight at RAF Cranwell, his son was invited back to the RAF base as a guest of honour to watch the fly-past.

Victoria Hicks reports.

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