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AeroConversions adds Throttle Quadrant ST

July 21, 2006, Oshkosh, WI

Sonex Aircraft, LLC announced today the AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant ST, an optional addition for the standard Throttle Quadrant, allowing the unit to be used in a center-cockpit control column. The original AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant is designed for mounting on the pilot’s-side wall of a cockpit. The Throttle Quadrant ST features a placarded backing plate, angled control arm for instrument panel clearance, and dual control grips for authoritative control from both sides of the cockpit. The AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant, designed to work with the AeroConversions AeroCarb and other carburetors, is an attractive, simple and easy to install throttle quadrant giving the sport pilot positive and precise throttle control.

The AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant works with the newest AeroCarbs fitted with optional pull control (older AeroCarbs may be upgraded for pull control), or with any other carburetor equipped for reversing pull-throttle actuation. Customers may optionally attach external linkage to a hole provided in the upper throttle arm to convert the AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant to a non-reversing control.

The Throttle Quadrant features an adjustable friction knob and an optional push-pull mixture control bracket, integrated pull cable-end fitting, and an open-backed design for easy installation and mounting. Maximum throttle arm throw for both reversing and non-reversing attach points is 39mm.

The AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant includes the optional mixture control bracket, a 72-inch throttle cable assembly and cable adjusters along with installation instructions, which are written with enough general information to accommodate installation in a wide range of aircraft. This assembly package does not include a push-pull mixture cable for use with the provided mixture cable bracket.

AeroConversions Throttle Quadrants are competitively priced. The Standard AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant is $75. The new Throttle Quadrant ST is priced at $85.

The AeroConversions AeroCarb is a simple, lightweight, and extremely fuel-efficient carburetor designed for use in sport aircraft. The AeroCarb is infinitely adjustable in mixture and is highly resistant to icing due to its throttle-body configuration. The AeroCarb is the standard carburetor for the AeroVee engine and successful AeroCarb installations have been reported on engines ranging from Lycomings and Continentals to Chevy and Suzuki powered aircraft. For more information about the AeroCarb and its accessories, go to:

Sonex Aircraft, LLC is a rising star in the experimental kit aircraft industry, providing a series of Sport Pilot eligible kit aircraft along with the AeroConversions line of products which include the AeroVee engine, AeroCarb and ancillary aviation products. Sonex Aircraft’s Sonex and Waiex sport planes, and the Xenos sport motorglider offer outstanding performance in an easy to build, easy to fly kit package that can be purchased and completed with full technical support at an unrivaled price. Sonex and AeroConversions continue to invest heavily in developing new products. Our team is committed to providing simple, elegant and low-cost solutions for sport flying. Simply put, Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions products provide the best performance per dollar. Check us out at


Mark Schaible
Sonex Aircraft, LLC
Phone: (920) 231-8297
Fax:      (920) 426-8333


AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant ST.
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AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant.
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AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant shown
with push-pull mixture control cable installed
in the optional mixture cable bracket.
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Back-side of AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant
showing many of the unit's unique features.
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Typical "pull throttle" installation with AeroConversions AeroCarb.
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AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant installation kit.
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AeroConversions Throttle Quadrant installed in Waiex
prototype. Note that optional mixture control bracket
was not used in this instance.
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