Meccano Manuals 1908 - 1981

Meccano Aeroplane Constructor Sets

Aeroplane Constructor was a system for constructing model aircraft. It was made by Meccano Ltd from 1931 to around 1941, when the Second World war stopped production. Set 00 used smaller parts than the other sets.

Below there are manuals/leaflets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.

Outfit 00


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 00 instruction leaflet, print ref 1/635/25

A photocopy of an Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 00 instruction leaflet, print ref 16/1139/17.5
A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 00 instruction leaflet with print ref 4/41/5.5.A 38 is known to exist.

Outfit 0


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 2/632/40

An Aeroplane Constructor(1 set) set 0 manual, print ref 2/333/40

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 5/634/40

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 2/735/12(2P)
An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual with print ref 13/437/22.5 is known to exist.

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 13/139/17.5(1P)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 13/641/20

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 13/339/7(1P) (Dark blue print)

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 0 manual, print ref 13/339/7(1P) (Dark brown print)

Outfit 1


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 13/931/15 (Dark blue print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 13/1131/5(1R) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 2/433/30(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 13/436/12.5(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 13/437/13.5(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 13/338/12.5(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 13/439/12(1P) (Dark brown print)

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 1 manual, print ref 2/1032/12(1P) (Dark brown print)

Outfit 2


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/931/10 (Dark blue print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/1131/5/(1R) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/1231/5/(2R) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 2/732/18.5(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 2/433/15(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 2/433/15(1P) with overprint in red concerning the change from military to civil colours (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/338/6(1P) (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/339/2.75(1P) (Dark brown print)

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/1031/7 (Dark blue print)

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 2/1032/13 (Dark brown print)

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 2/636/.9 (Dark brown print)

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 2 manual, print ref 13/737/2.5 (Dark brown print)

Outfit 10


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 10 manual in three languages (English, French, German, German), print ref 2/632/20 (Dark brown print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 10 manual in three languages (English, French, German, German), print ref 2/735/5 (Dark brown print)

Outfit 11


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 11 manual in three languages (English, French, German), print ref 1031/20 (Dark blue print)

Outfit 12


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 12 manual in three languages (English, French, German), print ref 13/1031/10 (Dark blue print)

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) set 12 manual in three languages (English, French, German), print ref 13/633/5 (Dark brown print)

Special Outfits 1 and 2


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) Special sets 1 and 2 manual, print ref 13/833/10

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) Special sets 1 and 2 manual, print ref 13/534/7

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) Special sets 1 and 2 manual, print ref 20/4/36/7
An Aeroplane Constructor(1) Special sets 1 and 2 manual with print ref 20/1036/4.25 is known to exist.

Aero Clockwork Motor No.1


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.1 leaflet, print ref 1/1231/5

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.1 leaflet in Spanish, German, Dutch and French, print ref 1/432/7.5

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.1 leaflet, print ref 1/1136/.5

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.1 leaflet, print ref 632/10/A 2494

Aero Clockwork Motor No.2


An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.2 leaflet in English, French, Spanish and German, print ref 1/1131/5

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.2 leaflet, print ref 1/232/15

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.2 leaflet, print ref 1/136/2.5

An Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.2 leaflet, print ref 1/1136/5

A Meccano (France) Aeroplane Constructor(1) clockwork motor No.2 leaflet, print ref 632/10/A 2494

Instructions in foreign languages


Notes for Aeroplane Constructor(1) outfit 1 in Spanish, print ref 2/433/7

Notes for Aeroplane Constructor(1) outfits 1 and 2 in Spanish, no print ref

Notes for Aeroplane Constructor(1) outfit 2 in Spanish, no print ref

Notes for Aeroplane Constructor(1) outfit 10 in Danish, Italian, Dutch and Swedish, no print ref