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Meccano Aeroplane Constructor(2) Sets

Meccano Aeroplane Constructor(2) was a system for constructing model aircraft. It was made by Meccano Ltd from 1932 to around 1941, when the Second World war stopped production. This was a smaller and simpler system than the more well known system shown under Meccano Aeroplane Constructor(1)


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Meccano
System Type
Aerospace
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1932 to 1941
Material
Steel
Thread
6BA
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
24
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
As [1] but smaller, simpler parts for single-engined models.

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


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.