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Nylon Strips Between Thrust Lever & Control Stand  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1998 times:

On B737
Why is the Aisle stand checked for proper clearance between the thrust levers and the nylon strips, & if required rework to obtain .000 to .005 total clearance, throughout lever travel.
What is the purpose of these Nylon strips.
regds
HAWK


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User currently offlineAir2gxs From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

Never having worked on the B737, I'll make an educated guess. Since the clearance goes from interference (.000) to .005 I would guess its just a dirt/dust shield to prevent FOD from falling into the pedestal. It could also act as a chafe strip to prvent the throttle sides from wearing due to side loads placed on the throttle, i.e. pushing at an angle instead of axially.

Once again, just a guess.


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