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|
|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)|
|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)|
|0005||TVAL - RE8||0002||13/06/2012||Mandatory||Replacement of Hori Stab trim adjuster bracing tube, upper bolt||Service-bulletin-0005.pdf (315 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)|
|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)|
|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)|
|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)|
|0009||All TVAL aircraft with authentic German style seat belt, or Sutton harness||As above||28/11/2018||Optional||This bulletin informs the operator of the risk that it may be difficult to unfasten the seat belts if the aircraft is inverted and suggests that seat belt cutters are fitted.||Service Bulletin no 9_0.pdf (316 KB)|
|0010||Mercedes DIII Piston Rings Part no W2M1802-0013||As per bulletin.||11/06/2019||Mandatory||The Vintage Aviator has found that some rings were manufactured incorrectly and whilst conforming to the drawings for all other dimensions, were not completely round.||Service Bulletin no 10.pdf (362 KB)|
|0008||Sopwith Snipe||All||07/05/2018||Mandatory||Sopwith Snipe Lower Fuel Tank Pump Drive Shaft||Service Bulletin 0008.pdf (2849 KB)|