Argus As 292. Specifications. A photo.
Argus As 292. Specifications. A photo.

Argus As 292. Specifications. A photo.


Argus As 292 - German drone pre-war era, developed by «Argus Motoren GmbH».

UAV Argus As 292 was developed by German aircraft manufacturers in 1937 year. This product was of very narrow application, in particular, during the beginning of World War II, an unmanned aerial vehicle Argus As 292 was used as a target for training of operators of anti-aircraft installations, however, even in this regard, the drone was certainly imperfect, which, however, does It does not diminish its popularity, as evidenced by the fact that at least 100 UAV copies were built during the period of production.


UAV Photos Argus As 292


The unmanned aircraft Argus As 292 has compact dimensions, in fact, corresponding to the dimensions of the aircraft, but reduced to ensure flight at lower altitudes, which almost completely allowed to copy the movement of military aircraft at high altitudes. The aggregate weight of the Argus As 292 dredge is 27 kilogram, while being equipped with a power pack consisting of a single engine of the Argus grade with an output of 3 hp, the device could develop a speed of flight at 100 km / h, however, the duration of the airborne stay was limited Only 30 minutes.

Management drone Argus As 292 carried out by German specialists with the help of electronic equipment, which allows to adjust speed and move, and direction of motion, however, due to the use of low-power enough to power plant, the device can not perform complex maneuvers.

Operation UAV Argus As 292 was officially discontinued in 1945 year.


Specifications Argus As 292.


  • Length: 2,4 m .;
  • Wingspan: 2,46 m .;
  • Height: 0,58 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 27 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 70 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 100 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 35 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 1100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Argus;
  • Power: 3 hp


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