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Erector Air-Kraft/Air-Craft Construction Sets

Erector Air-Kraft/Air-Craft was a construction system for model aircraft. These could 'fly' around a ceiling mounting. It was made in the USA, from 1928 to 1932.


Manufacturer / Distributor

The A.C. Gilbert Co., New Haven, Connecticut, USA


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ERECTOR AIR-KRAFT/AIR-PLANE

Maker
Gilbert Erector
System Type
Aerospace
Country
USA
Dates
1928 to 1932
Material
Steel
Thread
8-32
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
6-32
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
33 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Nearly all special parts. Sets sold under both names. Art work on Air-Kraft lid as (the different) 1919 Gilbert Air-Kraft set. Models could 'fly' around a ceiling mount.

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