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Mécavion(1) Construction Sets

Mécavion(1) was a system for making model aircraft similar to Meccano Aero Constructor. It was made in France from 1928 to the 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MÉCAVION [1]

Maker
 
System Type
Aerospace
Country
France
Dates
1928 to 1950s
Material
Steel (see comment *1)
Thread
M3.5
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
55 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.6
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.5
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: fillister (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0

Comments
Fair range of typical 'Aero' parts for good selection of models, including multi-engined. *1 Ads refer to aluminium but this may be colour, or wartime material.

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A Mécavion(1) manual.