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Argus As 410


The engine marked a departure from earlier Argus engines in that it had new construction techniques which gave the engine greater operating speeds and power. The engine featured smaller 105 mm x 115 mm cylinders with deep finned steel cooling slots, aluminum heads, geared supercharger,a steel alloy crankshaft and a magnesium alloy crankcase. The engine weighed approximately 315 kg and produced 465 PS (459 hp, 342 kW) at 3,100 rpm. First run in 1937, approximately 28,700 engines were produced.

A distinctive feature is the finned spinner ahead of the propeller. This is driven by the airflow as a windmill, and used to power the actuator of the variable pitch propeller.

The more powerful and refined Argus As 411 was developed from it.


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Argus 410
Type: 12-cylinder air-cooled inverted V engine
Bore: 105 mm (4.13 in)
Stroke: 115 mm (4.52 in)
Displacement: 11.9 L (729 cu in)
Dry weight: 315 kg (694 lb)
Fuel system: Carburetor
Cooling system: air
Power output: 465 PS (459 hp, 342 kW) at 3,100 rpm



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