Spectrum “14900” Explained

2003 – current

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Video depicting the inner workings of the Spectrum Associates, Inc. frangible quick-disconnect breakaway fuel valve, or the “14900” – the only frangible quick-disconnect breakaway fuel valve in the world. Used on a myriad of military aircraft including Air Force One, the 14900 not only has a 100 percent reliability rating, it’s mechanically revolutionary, and a life saver.

While Spectrum is more than just components guys, a video record of the 14900 is crucial to explain the inner workings of the 14900 – and of Spectrum’s talented engineers.

Next, introducing, the Spectrum Switch Selection Tool.

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