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Encyclopedia > De Havilland Gipsy Queen

The de Havilland Gipsy Queen was an aero-engine developed by de Havilland For other uses, see De Havilland (disambiguation). ...

General characteristics

  • Type: 6-cylinder inverted inline piston engine
  • Bore: 4.72 in
  • Stroke: 5.90 in
  • Displacement: 10.2 l
  • Dry weight: 525 lbs

Components

  • Cooling system: air-cooled

Performance

In engineering, specific power (sometimes also power per unit mass or power density) refers to the amount of power delivered by an energy source, divided by some measure of the sources size or mass. ... Bold text The compression ratio is a single number that can be used to predict the performance of any engine (such as an internal-combustion engine or a Stirling Engine). ... Power-to-weight ratio is a measure commonly used when comparing various vehicles (or engines), including automobiles, motorcycles and aircraft. ...

Use

The de Havilland DH 89 Dragon Rapide was a successful British short-haul passenger airliner of the 1930s. ... de Havilland Dove The de Havilland DH.104 Dove was a British monoplane short-haul airliner from de Havilland, the successor to the bi-plane de Havilland Dragon Rapide and was one of Britains most successful post-war civil designs. ... The de Havilland DH.114 Heron was a small, propeller-driven British airliner that first flew on May 10 1950. ... The Percival Proctor was a British radio trainer and communications aircraft of World War II. It was a single-engine, low-wing monoplane with seating for three or four, depending on the model. ... The Short SA.6 Sealand was a light, commercial amphibian aircraft for 5-7 passengers, designed for the general overseas market in territories with suitable water access and/or runways. ...

References

RAF Museum, Cosford


See also


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De Havilland Heron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (490 words)
The de Havilland DH.114 Heron was a small, propeller-driven British airliner that first flew on May 10 1950.
It was a development of the de Havilland Dove, with a stretched fuselage and two more engines, for a total of four.
Immediately after World War 2, the aircraft manufacturer De Havilland developed the DH.104 Dove, a small, two-engined passenger aircraft intended as a replacement for the earlier Dragon Rapide, and which soon proved to be successful.
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