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Aviadyp Construction Sets

Aviadyp was a French set to make model aircraft. It was made in France from around 1940 to the 1950s

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Jouets de Paris
System Type
late 1940s (some significant doubt) to 1950s
Aluminium (Alloy)
M2.5 (probably)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
50 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
2.6 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: round
Bolts: hexagonal (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
4.5(see comment *4)
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.0(see comment *5)

Several phases with parts joined by some N&B but most clip or slide into each other. *1 Most likely. *2 Approximate in each phase with some common to all. *3 Some larger. *4 Nut brass. *5*6 Typical.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided

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

An Aviadyp manual for set 2
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

This leaflet came with the above Aviadyp manual and shows the various parts
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

This leaflet which was attached to the rear cover of the above Aviadyp manual showed how to assemble the various parts
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The 1950 Aviadyp manual
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

Various photos of the Aviadyp construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)