Argus As I

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Argus As I
Argus Motoren AS 1 detail from Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin.JPG
Detail of the Argus As 1 on display at the Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin
Type Piston aero-engine
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Argus
Major applications Sikorsky Ilya Muromets
Produced 1913

The Argus As I was a four-cylinder, water-cooled, aircraft engine produced in Germany by Argus Motoren in 1913.[1][2]



General characteristics

  • Type: Four-cylinder, liquid-cooled piston engine
  • Bore: 140mm. (5.5in)
  • Stroke: 140mm. (5.5in.)
  • Displacement: 8.6 liters (524.6
  • Dry weight: 170 kg. (374 lb.)



  • Power output: 100 horsepower (75 kW)[1][2]

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Related lists


  1. ^ a b Military Factory: Sikorsky II'ya Murometz
  2. ^ a b Smithsonian Institution NASM (1995). MILESTONES OF AVIATION (Second ed.). Beaux Arts Editions; Greenwood, John T, Editor. ISBN 0-88363-661-1. Chapter: FARTHER: The Quest for Distance, by Terry Gwynn-Johns, p.25,27