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    Mort, I purchased a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ quad to...

    Mort, I purchased a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ quad to help a friend with aerial photography and recently used it to find a lost model in the trees near our field. You can take HD video or 14 Meg stills...
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    Great idea, Iv'e got some chrome UltraTrim lying...

    Great idea, Iv'e got some chrome UltraTrim lying around, so may try "brightening" up the jet!
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    Dave, they look great! If that USAF scheme had...

    Dave, they look great! If that USAF scheme had been available when I bought mine, I would have bought that. The grey military scheme that I have looks good, but can sometimes be hard to see,...
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    Greg, I use Vasolene on my brakes and haven't...

    Greg, I use Vasolene on my brakes and haven't scrubbed a tyre yet.
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    For some reason I stopped getting email...

    For some reason I stopped getting email notifications about new posts on this thread, so just thought that it had gone quiet! Today I received a email alert about the thread and found that a lot has...
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    I have applied for time off covering Temora, so...

    I have applied for time off covering Temora, so if approved, I will be there. I was there last year and it's a great event. I will be interested to see how you go mounting that light and what you...
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    After looking at mounting options for a centre...

    After looking at mounting options for a centre light, I ended up putting it just forward of the nose leg, onto the bottom of the fuselage. I now have a total of 240 lumens of light for a total cost...
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    That looks really nice! I bought a similar one at...

    That looks really nice! I bought a similar one at Jaycars, but it's only 24 lumens. BTW, nice looking field you have there and you have given me a brilliant idea! I'm going to mount the light in this...
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    Jeremy, if you buy the Ecolume globes, make sure...

    Jeremy, if you buy the Ecolume globes, make sure you get the COOL WHITE ones as they are a lot whiter and brighter than the WARM WHITE type.
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    Jan, it may pay to have a spare day and start...

    Jan, it may pay to have a spare day and start from the beginning of this thread, but this link may help.The link has the original instructions.

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    Thanks for all the replies! I think that any fuel...

    Thanks for all the replies! I think that any fuel that I have any doubts about, I will just dispose of it, and only use fuel that I have mixed myself. As I work in the airline industry, I can get Jet...
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    Guys, thanks for the kind comments on the lights!...

    Guys, thanks for the kind comments on the lights! My first set of lights were rated at 6-8 volts and 40 lumens, and could be run directly from the ecu battery. These new globes are rated at 12 volts...
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    As per my previous post, I am very interested in...

    As per my previous post, I am very interested in fitting lights on my jets. So far, I have been very pleased with the result, considering that I have not spent much money, but I came across some more...
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    Jet A1 help needed

    Does anybody know how to tell if turbine oil or any other approved oil has been added to Jet A1 by just looking at it? I'm wanting to know that pre-mixed fuel being given out at a meet, has in fact...
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    Thanks Russ, the strip was built years ago for...

    Thanks Russ, the strip was built years ago for all types of models, but particularly jet models.Every May, we have a large jet meet where pilots from all over the country come here and enjoy three...
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    We had another club flying day last weekend, and...

    We had another club flying day last weekend, and for the middle of winter had beatiful weather. Another Excalibur turned up on the day and had it's maiden flight, and as usual, flew perfectly! I...
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    Hi Shane, that's a very neat installation that...

    Hi Shane, that's a very neat installation that you have done on your jet! I especially like the colour matching air tanks. You mention landing lights and was wondering what you were thinking of...
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    I have been having a ball with my Excalibur...

    I have been having a ball with my Excalibur lately and thought that I would add some lights. Saw some small Dorcy LED torch globes at a electronics shop for around $4 each, so bought them and tried...
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    This thing will never fly!!

    Apparently this was designed to self launch hang gliders, but one has to wonder what happens when you fall off into the water!? Looks like a couple of Trim Aircraft fans.
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    Zonker, great flying! You seem to get a very high...

    Zonker, great flying! You seem to get a very high flight time, so was wondering how much fuel that you carry, and where do you carry the smoke and header tanks? Stating the obvious, but I guess...
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    Guys, had a local jet meet last weekend and...

    Guys, had a local jet meet last weekend and managed to get another couple of flights in. The more I fly it, the more I love this jet! I'm using a PST800R and this is a perfect size engine for this...
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    Beachy, that will look amazing in the air,...

    Beachy, that will look amazing in the air, especially on those overcast days that you NEVER get in England!!
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    This was a post that I did last year on adding...

    This was a post that I did last year on adding lights. It actually worked really well, but certainly not as nice as this new example from Beachy!
    Just click on the post link to show the pictures of...
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    Dave, first flight felt a little under-powered,...

    Dave, first flight felt a little under-powered, but still plenty. I checked the ECU and found that the engine was only reaching 130K, instead of the rated 153K. Reset the parameters and as you know,...
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    I had the first flight last weekend, and I did...

    I had the first flight last weekend, and I did not touch the trims at all, which is a first for me! Three flights in total, and I much prefer it to my Falcon 120, and alot quicker to set up at the...
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