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nimffish 01-02-2004 10:14 PM

Night Flying
I want to put LED's in an Old Timer to fly at night (wing and fuse). Any suggestions on using LED's inside a plane?

Thanks in Advance,

KidVermin 01-02-2004 10:22 PM

RE: Night Flying
I've used the Ram 3 strand light system on my giant Quaker. Since the plane was already built, I taped one strand to a length of golden rod and placed it back into the fuse and the wing strands, I used clear tape to affix each to the wing underside. Now I have a big flying "T" with contrast of the yellow fuse and the red wings. It's quite a rush to fly at night.

Boss248 01-05-2004 12:08 AM

RE: Night Flying
We used the chem sticks that you crack to activate and either clear taped them or zip tied them to the plane. The chem sticks last a good 4 hrs. and can be seen as far as I would ever want to fly the plane, we used the on heli's also and the worked great. I always say I am going to build a Night Rider plane and install the rope lighting and cover it with trans. Monokote but ...well you know;)
The nice thing about the chem sticks is they come in many colors.

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