Aeroplane Monthly 1982-09
B.Gunston - The classic aero engines (1)
The Vickers Gunbus reproduction built by the Vintage Aircraft and Flying Association (Brooklands) in 1966, powered by a 100 h.p. Gnome Monosoupape and now exhibited at the RAF Museum at Hendon.
Standard power for the Bristol Boxkite was the 50 h.p. Gnome.
The seven-cylinder 50 h.p. Gnome engine of the Shuttleworth Blackburn Monoplane.
The Vickers E.F.B.8 fighter powered by two 80 h.p. Gnome rotaries. Note the oil slinger rings around each engine.
The twin-hulled Radley-England Waterplane was powered by three 50 h.p. Gnome engines arranged in tandem and linked with a common shaft.