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Old 12-26-2015, 06:44 PM
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Default SafeAir1 Fittings

I need to buy some extra pitot/static tube fittings and went to the SafeAir1 site and each time I click on an item I get an error message.

I tried Avery Tool but see that they recently closed the business.

Tried Spruce but couldn't find the fittings.

Does anyone know of a source and the correct name for these fittings?

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Old 12-26-2015, 09:15 PM
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I need to buy some extra pitot/static tube fittings and went to the SafeAir1 site and each time I click on an item I get an error message.

I tried Avery Tool but see that they recently closed the business.

Tried Spruce but couldn't find the fittings.

Does anyone know of a source and the correct name for these fittings?

Little Help!

Glenn Wilkinson
Stein has them. They are quick disconnect fittings. http://www.steinair.com/store.cfm?tlcatid=43
Cleveland Tools also has some. http://www.cleavelandtool.com
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Old 04-09-2018, 04:11 PM
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I have been unable to find the safeair website either. It used to be Safeair1.com.

It looks like Cleaveland carries 2 line Safe Air kit

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/Plumbi...uctinfo/SA-A3/

As well as the Dynon 3-line system
http://www.cleavelandtool.com/Plumbi...uctinfo/SA-A1/

And also a lot of parts
http://www.cleavelandtool.com/Static.../products/110/

Dynon sells a kit that includes an AOA line, available directly from Dynon or from Aircraft Spruce.
http://dynonstore.com/#!/Pitot-Stati...egory=13788255
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...ickkey=3014028

And Steinair sells a kit with 3 lines and smaller Static port fittings than the Dynon kit
https://www.steinair.com/product/pit...bing-port-kit/
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Old 04-09-2018, 08:01 PM
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I found a couple of special fittings for my pitot tube here:

https://www.mettleair.com/store/ptcimg

Not sure if comparable in every way to SafeAir but I saw them used by another builder. I couldn't find the specific 90 degree fitting I wanted anywhere else (I do have the kit from Cleaveland but wanted a specific fitting not available there).
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Old 04-09-2018, 09:51 PM
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Default I've used Coast Pneumatics

They carry a wide selection of push on air fittings.

https://www.coastpneumatics.com/buy-online.html
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Old 04-09-2018, 09:54 PM
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Default Have extra

I have a couple of extra fittings from my build that I would like to pass on. Make me an offer. Anything reasonable.
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Old 04-09-2018, 10:06 PM
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Default Pitot static fittings

I also have a bunch left over from my AFS EFIS installation.
Let me know what you need.
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:04 PM
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Default just curious about the difference...

Home Depot and Lowes have these in the plumbing aisle. What is the difference? These are critical parts so, like bolts, I buy from from an aviation source with a valid lot tracking system.

But HD and Lowes do sell these. What is the difference, material, quality...Maybe they do not sell the proper size?
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Old 04-10-2018, 07:01 PM
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UPDATE on Coast Pneumatics -

The web site is not clear, but you cannot buy single items even though they are listed - bulk orders only (250 minimum) or buy the packages listed separately in their web site.

Given this, it's just as easy to buy straight from the manufacturer - Clippard - at the same price -

http://www.clippard.com/part/PQ-EU08-PKG


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They carry a wide selection of push on air fittings.

https://www.coastpneumatics.com/buy-online.html
And the fittings listed are good, made in the USA, Clippard fittings. I'm using them with this Clippard polyurethane tubing - https://www.coastpneumatics.com/root...1-0805-BLT-050

I wish I had this link earlier since they sell smaller quantities than the factory.

The late Buck Clippard, a retired Pan-Am pilot, was one of the original company owners and was an Airpark neighbor here in Tucson.
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Old 03-09-2019, 03:07 AM
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Default SafeAir1 Mast

Hi all,

I've finally got back to building after a loooong time ... and as it turns out, i've screwed up my SafeAir1 pitot mast (over countersunk screw holes) - however, i can seem to locate the site. Does anyone know if they're still in business or where i can get a replacement.

Many thanks,

Matt
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