Engine - de Havilland Gipsy Queen 175

de Havilland Gipsy Queen 175
Serial No:
n/a
Period:
Pre-WWII
Ref:
1994/0613/E
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Transport & Training
On view:
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.