Argus 411 was a twelve-cylinder, air-cooled, inverted-V aircraft engine developed by Argus Motoren in Germany during World War II. [1 ]
Design and development [ edit ]
The As 411 was a refined and more powerful version of the
Argus As 410. Most 411 production was undertaken by Renault in occupied Paris, these engines were used to power the Siebel Si 204 and the post war Dassault MD 315 Flamant. It developed 600 PS (592 hp, 441 kW) at 3,300 rpm
Following the end of World War II, Renault continued to manufacture the engine as the
Renault 12S. After merging the French aircraft engine manufacturers into SNECMA in 1945, production continued under the new designation SNECMA 12.
Variants [ edit ]
A refined and more powerful version of the
Argus As 410. Renault 12S
Production of the As 411 after
World War II in France. SNECMA 12S
(a.k.a. SNECMA Renault 12T) Designation change on the formation of SNECMA.
(a.k.a. SNECMA Renault 12T) Refined version of the 12S with new pistons, cylinders and revised induction system.
Applications [ edit ]
Specifications (As 411) [ edit ]
Type: 12-cylinder inverted 60-degree Vee
Dry weight: 385 kg (849 lb)
Cooling system: Air-cooled
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
World Encyclopedia of Aero Engines. Cambridge, England. Patrick Stephens Limited, 1989. ISBN 1-85260-163-9
Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II. London. Studio Editions Ltd, 1989. ISBN 0-517-67964-7
External links [ edit ]