de Havilland Gipsy III

Engine overview:

The Gipsy III engine was the first to be designed by the English aircraft designer, Major Frank Halford with the cylinders inverted to give a better view for the pilot and less drag. The engine was used to power the DH80A Puss Moth.


Engine specifications:

Number of Cylinders: 4

Bore: 118 mm

Stroke: 140 mm

Capacity: 6.12 litres

Maximum Brake Horsepower (BHP): 120

First engine delivered: May 1930

Number built: 611