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de Havilland Gipsy Six

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


de Havilland Gipsy Major

First built in 1932, total production of all Gipsy Major versions was 14,615 units. In Canada the Gipsy Major was the engine of choice for the DHC1 Chipmunk trainer, which later replaced the Tiger Moth in the RAF .


de Havilland Gipsy III

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.

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