Gloster G.14 Gannet


The Gloster G.14 Gannet, G-EBHU, was registered on August 15, 1923 to the Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd. it was designed by H. P. Folland and built for the 1923 Lympne Trials, from which it retired when its 750cc Carden two-stroke engine had cooling troubles.

In 1924 it was re-engined with a 698cc Blackburne Tomtit, with which it had a top speed of 72 m.p.h. Although its registration was cancelled on January 25, 1928, the Gannet was exhibited at the 1929 Aero Show at Olympia.