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Old Dec 06, 2001, 09:55 PM
Fly it like you stole it..
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Looking for a GOOD night flyer..

Hey guys...

I've gotta find a plane suitable for night flying... i just wanna try it out... i guess i'd want something stable, with ailerons, elevator... something to fly around at night in my backyard.. any reccomendations...

Jeff
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Old Dec 07, 2001, 12:20 AM
NaTaLiEs aLL mInE
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i would recommend the gws pico cub or tigermoth. none of these have alierons but they fly really close and slow and their bright yellow paint is very easy to see. i think red baron 47 (i think its him ) has constructed alierons and put them on his cub. hope this helps

...josh
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Old Dec 07, 2001, 01:21 PM
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I'd get a duskstik. With the built up construction you could put several small glowsticks (their about 1.5 in. long) or a few LED's and have a great setup. Put the light source close to the covering and it should disperse the light on the covering and really make it glow.

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Old Dec 07, 2001, 01:43 PM
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The new DuskStik kit comes with clear covering which would work great with in-wing LEDs.

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Old May 27, 2008, 01:34 AM
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night flyer funjet

MULTIPLEX FUNJET (1 min 19 sec)


night flight with funjet (5 min 42 sec)
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Old May 27, 2008, 02:47 AM
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Hard to beat the Slow stick.
The underside of the wing is bright white and very reflective.
I have about sixty leds clear taped or hot glued to one.
All the way from a Curtek system (no longer available it seems) to dozens of the "dollar store" blinkies. (best source for them is ebay)
It's so predictable and inexpensive and with a brushless motor on it it's really quiet.

For some really cool special efffects put a few white keychain led lights on the end of 20 plus foot long strings or threads.
Really adds an alien creature look to it. (stops traffic everywhere)
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Old May 27, 2008, 10:13 AM
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holy dug up threads Batman! 6.5 years, nice!


...I wouldn't mind a funjet though. Don't think I'd night fly it, but do want one.
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Old May 27, 2008, 03:42 PM
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Wow
I just noticed the time lapse.
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Old May 27, 2008, 04:17 PM
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Wow.. Think this is the oldest resurrection I've come across...
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