|Thread||Locking||Flush Mounted||Open Action||Use Pin Type Cup||Material||Hose Adapter Size||Approval|
|7/16-20 UNF||Yes||No||Push||No||360 Brass||1/4"||FAA-TSO-C76|
Thread: "UNF" (Fine thread) type are straight, non-sealing threads that rely on an O-ring to provide a seal. "NPT" (Pipe thread) type are tapered thread that seal as they are tightened. Measure the O.D. of the thread on the valve you are replacing and compare to the thread specifications table to determine the correct thread size.
Locking: Valve locks in the open position for easy draining.
Flush mounted: Valve is designed to mount flush with aircraft skin.
Use Pin Type Cup: Pin type cups similar to MCCCA-39680 may be used with indicated valves for sampling fuel.
Open Action: "Spiral" valves require a push and turn action to open. "Push" valves require a push action to open.
Hose Adapter Size: A hose may be attached to the valve for ease of draining fuel. The size is the hose I.D.
SAF-AIR Lock Open Fuel Drain Valves
A clean no mess way to test and drain fuel!
Lock open fuel drain valves lock in the open position. This makes the pre-flight check for contamination and water in the fuel system very easy.
Determine part number by the thread size required. Thread sizes offered: 1/8 NPT, NPT, 3/8-24, 7/16-20. Part numbers with an H have a hose adapter built into the part. On models 1250, 1250H, 2500 and 2500H there is no O-ring where it screws together.
FAA and TSO-C76 Approved
Find the replacement O-ring kit for your SAF-AIR valve: O-Ring Kits.
All SAF-AIR O-rings are made of Viton.
|OEM Part Number||McFarlane Part Number||Comment|
|Current McFarlane Product Catalog|
|McFarlane Newsletter 2009-9: Cessna/Piper Universal Joints, SAF-AIR Valves, Tow Pin|
|McFarlane Newsletter 2014-3: Oil Door, Universal Joints, Tube Bender, SwitchBox, Curtis Valves, Aero-Cables, King Air Fuel Drain Valve, PROP GUARD, Cowl Saver Customization, New Catalog|
|McFarlane Newsletter 2015-4: Curtis Valves, Fuel Sampling Cup, "Extend the Life of Your McFarlane Throttle Control" Article, AERO-Classics Oil Coolers|
|McFarlane Newsletter 2016-12-20: Shimmy Dampener Parts, King Air Fuel Drain Valve Eligibility, Curtis and SAF-AIR Valves and Adapters|
|SAF-AIR Products, Inc. Technical Standard Order Authorization-Fuel Drain Valves|
|SAF-AIR Anti-Seize Lubricant|
|SAF-AIR Fuel Drain Valve Installation and Maintenance Instructions|
|Fuel and Oil Quick Drain Valve Catalog Information|