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de Havilland Gipsy Six

Engine overview:

The Gipsy Six engine was used to power the DH89 Dragon Rapide and the four-engine DH86. A developed version powered the DH88 Comet racer, winner of the England to Australia air race in 1934.


Engine specifications:

Number of Cylinders: 6

Bore: 118 mm

Stroke: 140 mm

Capacity: 9.18 litres

Maximum Brake Horsepower (BHP): 200

First engine delivered: May 1934

Number built: 1,139