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The de Havilland Gipsy Queen Aircraft Engine

The de Havilland Gipsy Queen is an inverted straight six air-cooled aero engine developed from the de Havilland Gipsy Six for military aircraft use, the engine was introduced in 1936 and remained in production until 1950 by which time approximately 5,000 engines had been produced. Power output of the de Havilland Gipsy Queen varied from 205hp from early normally aspirated engines up to 330hp from late design Supercharged Gipsy Queen engines.

de Havilland Gipsy Queen 30 Aircraft Engine


Aircraft that were powered by the de Havilland Gipsy Queen

Airspeed OxfordBreda Ba.44Cierva W.9
Fiat G.46 bis and G.46-2de Havilland Dragon Rapidede Havilland Dove/Devon
de Havilland HeronHandley Page MarathonHeston A.2/45
Miles MentorMiles MerchantmanParnall Heck
Percival MerganserPercival PrenticePercival Proctor
Planet SatelliteScottish Aviation PioneerShort Sealand
Youngman-Baynes High Lift  

de Havilland Gipsy Queen I Specifications:

  • Type: Inverted straight six air-cooled OHV piston engine

  • Bore: 4.646 in (118 mm)              Stroke: 5.512 in (140 mm)

  • Displacement: 560.6 cu in (9.186 L)

  • Length: 63.5 in (1,587 mm)          Width: 20.5 in (513 mm)         Height: 33.5 in (838 mm)

  • Dry weight: 486 lbs (220 kg)

  • Fuel type: 87 octane petrol

  • Oil system: Dry sump

  • Cooling system: Air-cooled

  • Power output: 208 hp (155 kW) at 2,400 rpm

  • Compression ratio: 6.5:1

  • Power-to-weight ratio: 0.43 hp/lb (0.7 kW/kg)


de Havilland Gypsy Queen 175

de Havilland Gypsy Queen 175

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