I bought this kettle to complement my electric one, as we're hosting an old fashioned Christmas tea for 20 people, and so I can boil a kettle on my gas stove instead of using a saucepan during powercuts, which seem to be a regular occurrence in winter!
This kettle is great as it holds almost twice as much water than many that are for sale on here and it has a good loud whistle so it won't boil dry. The base is very thick and wide, so the gas flames don't leap up the side. I boiled it on the middle ring of my stove, which is for very large saucepans or a wok. The covered handle gets quite warm so if you're sensitive to heat then use a cloth or old fashioned kettle holder!
Altogether a very sturdy kettle and an excellent purchase.