As part of the continued airworthieness support for aircraft, components or parts manufactured by The Vintage Aviator Ltd relevent Service Bulletins will be listed below.
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|Service Bulletin Number||Aircraft Make / Model||Serial Numbers Affected||Issue Date||Compliance||General Information||Upload Service Bulletin|
|0001||TVAL - SE5A||WA18 / WA19 / WA20||05/11/2008||Mandatory||The Vintage Aviator has had two reported cases of the front landing wire p/n W4E00321-94.5 failing in flight.||Service-bulletin-0001.pdf (359 KB)|
|0002||TVAL - SE5A||WA18 / WA19 / WA20||20/01/2009||Mandatory||Replacement of duplicating link W1S010073 with duplicating link W1S070030||Service-bulletin-0002.pdf (286 KB)|
|0003||All aircraft with Batch# 11904 barrels fitted.||Batch # 11904||20/08/2010||Mandatory||The Vintage Aviator have found one batch of turnbuckle barrels which were manufactured incorrectly, and have defective threads.||Service-bulletin-0003.pdf (219 KB)|
|0004||TVAL - RE8 / BE2F / BE2E||ALL||12/06/2012||Mandatory||This bulletin details a modification to the altered part increasing the surface area of the bracket that contacts the spa||Service-bulletin-0004.pdf (282 KB)|
|0005||TVAL - RE8||0002||13/06/2012||Mandatory||Replacement of Hori Stab trim adjuster bracing tube, upper bolt||Service-bulletin-0005.pdf (315 KB)|
|0006||TVAL - SE5A||WA18 / WA20||18/04/2016||Mandatory||One off inspection and a repetitive inspection of this bracket (Original P/n A10300-6, TVAL P/n W1S010188)||Service-bulletin-0006.pdf (292 KB)|
|0007||TVAL-RAF4a Engine||ALL||06/11/2017||Mandatory||The Vintage Aviator has found that these inlet valve rods (Batches 6414 and 9975) were hardened all over, rather than just the base and as a result may crack through the adjustment thread area.||Service-bulletin-0007.pdf (296 KB)|
|0008||Sopwith Snipe||All||07/05/2018||Mandatory||Sopwith Snipe Lower Fuel Tank Pump Drive Shaft||Service Bulletin 0008.pdf (2849 KB)|