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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 for MECCANO AEROPLANE [2]

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.