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 “component guys”, a video record of the 14900 is crucial to explain its workings – and of Spectrum’s talented engineers. Also, the Spectrum Switch Selection Tool “The first of its kind in the industry” — Aviation Week Magazine (2003)