Meccano Manuals

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. Sets 00 and 0 used smaller parts with 6BA nuts and bolts than the other sets which used 5/32BSW nuts and bolts.

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

Outfit 00


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

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

Outfit 0


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

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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor set 0 manual, print ref 2/635/8(1P)
Added 4/05/20

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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor set 0 manual, print ref 13/640/16
Added 4/05/20

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

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

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

Outfit 1


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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor set 1 manual, print ref 2/732/17.5(1P) (Dark brown print)
Added 4/05/20

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

An Aeroplane Constructor set 1 manual, print ref 2/535/7.5 (Dark brown print)
Added 4/05/20

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

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

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

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

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

Outfit 2


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

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

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

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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor 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 set 2 manual with print ref 13/1136/5(2P) is known to exist.
Added 4/05/20

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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor set 2 manual, print ref 13/240/2.5 (Dark brown print)
Added 4/05/20

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

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

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

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

Outfit 10


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

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

Outfit 11


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

Outfit 12


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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor Special sets 1 and 2 manual, print ref 13/1033/7.5
Added 4/05/20

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

An Aeroplane Constructor Special sets 1 and 2 manual, print ref 20/4/36/7
An Aeroplane Constructor Special sets 1 and 2 manual with print ref 20/1036/4.25 is known to exist.
An Aeroplane Constructor Special sets 1 and 2 manual with print ref 20/338/4 is known to exist.
Added 4/05/20

Aero Clockwork Motor No.1


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

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

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

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

Aero Clockwork Motor No.2


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

An Aeroplane Constructor clockwork motor No.2 leaflet, print ref 1/1231/2
Added 4/05/20

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

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

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

An Aeroplane Constructor clockwork motor No.2 leaflet, print ref 1/1236/2
Added 4/05/20

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

Instructions in foreign languages


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

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

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

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