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MIL-DTL-5020E - Aircraft Compass Liquid Specification

We perform quality and conformance lubricants testing by Military Specification MIL-DTL-5020, which covers a type of aircraft compass liquid. This liquid is a refined fraction of crude petroleum, intended for use in fluid-filled aircraft magnetic compasses. It is identified by US military symbol FDC and NATO Code S-712. 

To read or download this specification, click HERE. This specification supersedes MIL-L-5020.

The following is a list of tests required by Specification MIL-DTL-5020E. Some of these tests are customized for this exact specification. We specialize in unusual and custom testing and our testing capabilities are continuing to expand; contact one of our laboratories today to discuss the exact testing you need. To see more information about one of these tests, click on the test method number.