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Old 02-21-2017, 02:42 AM
rjtjrt rjtjrt is offline
 
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Default RV-12 Throttle Return Spring (Vernier Throttle)

I have a Van's supplied Vernier Throttle.
I am not able to find a part number in Van's web site for the now recommended spring.
I realise Van's had some issues with broken springs, and were deciding on the best replacement.
This is all I can find now to indicate the appropriate part to order:

https://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/rev...-12/50-5,6.pdf

Is the "Spring 00002" the most recent part number for current springs Van's supplies?
Is this what is now recommended to use to minimise risk of broken springs?

Thanks
John
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Old 02-21-2017, 05:58 AM
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John,
As I worked through annual inspection last month I installed a new Vernier control and the springs were included. No specific part number, but I'm sure McFarlane Aviation will know as they were the supplier. Or a call to Vans with your request.

Two flights with the new throttle and I like it!
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Old 02-21-2017, 07:05 PM
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Just put a pair of McFarlane 6822 springs on to replace broken left spring.

I hope the MacFarlane 6822 springs are the current recommended springs to lessen risk of springs breaking.
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