Engine - de Havilland Gipsy Queen 175

de Havilland Gipsy Queen 175
  • Serial No:
  • Period:

    Pre-WWII

  • Reference:

    1994/0613/E

  • Museum:

    Cosford

  • Location:

    Transport & Training

  • On display:

    Yes

This is an inverted air-cooled six-cylinder engine and in general resembles the inverted four-cylinder ones, usually representing developments of the latter type for higher power. Bore 4.72ins, Stroke 5.90ins, Swept volume 10.2 litres. Compression ratio 6.5:1. Cruising power 206hp max power 250hp. Weight 525lbs.

This type of engine was fitted to the de Havilland Dragon Rapide and Dominie.