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Old 22nd Sep 2020, 23:02
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Originally Posted by PDR1 View Post
Is it? Surely a Gipsy Major would be inverted - it might be a Gypsy.
No, it's a relatively rare instance of an upright Gipsy Major.

See August 2011 GAPAN News P27-28.
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Old 23rd Sep 2020, 08:04
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As far as I can make out, development of the initial inverted Gipsy into the Gipsy Major included better piston rings to reduce oil loss as well as increase in power to 130hp. Known to some as the Dripsy Major though, presumably not without reason.
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