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Old May 21, 2012, 12:09 PM
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Was looking through some older photos and found this. Not sure if I posted it here before or not.

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Old May 21, 2012, 08:34 PM
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This looks like crystal at night!
Looks like a Brooklyn Aerodrome "Towel", but what did you use for the wing material?

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Old May 24, 2012, 05:05 AM
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One of our club members decided we didn't need to put lights on our airplanes anymore.

Unfortunately I missed the test run, but this is what he posted on Facebook.

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Wow!!!!! Look at all those Rods!! Someone call Jose Escamilla!
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Old May 29, 2012, 10:46 PM
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That is awesome going through the tent!

here is mine
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Old May 30, 2012, 12:29 AM
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Really purty!
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Old May 30, 2012, 09:52 AM
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Photographic artifacts ...

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Wow!!!!! Look at all those Rods!! Someone call Jose Escamilla!
Yeah, right? Amazing how much easier it is to photograph rods with a slow shutter speed at night under a lamp post! Really hard to get them during the day with a fast shutter speed. Easier with video, however. In fact, with video, you can see how the rods pass between dimensions, fading in and out of our reality.

Almost as bad as "ghost orbs." Make sure you shoot with a strong flash in a dusty environment. That's the best way to attract the "ghosts."

That stuff makes me wish there was an emoticon rolling his eyes even more than this one: That just doesn't seem quite sarcastic enough.

OK, enough off-topic discussion.

BTW, I think that flying in the dark under lights or with a spotlight is referred to as "Red Neck night flying." Hey, whatever works!
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Old May 31, 2012, 05:36 PM
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swift 2 and maxi swift

heres my swift 2 and maxi swift using hobbyking led light strips for the red and green and a lumify white light set also from HK you can see both of them 1.5 miles away on 3 cells, i fly mine just up the road from me makes me laugh when cars slow down to see what it is, ain't night flying awesome fun ,
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Old May 31, 2012, 07:26 PM
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BTW, I think that flying in the dark under lights or with a spotlight is referred to as "Red Neck night flying." Hey, whatever works!
Well it *is* Arkansas.

But to fully understand what we're talking about.. That is 1800 watts of metal halide stadium lights. We've had planes as large as an Addiction-X flying. Personally I still like LEDs, but it's nice to be able to invite the whole club out for a night-fly rather than the 6 of us that have night planes.

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Old Jun 04, 2012, 12:37 AM
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Simple yet effective setup. My first "night flyer"
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Old Jun 04, 2012, 10:42 AM
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Nice. Isn't that Q a wee bit fast in the dark?
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 04:07 PM
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The crystal delta is made from 1/4 inch clear coroplast.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 04:11 PM
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Getting ready for 4th of July

Central Texas night flying is going on 5 years now...
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fun pic!
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 11:10 PM
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Central Texas night flying is going on 5 years now...
Very cool pic. I really like the lit up propeller and the fly-through in the background. I'd love to have a group to night fly with. I bet you guys have a blast.
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 04:37 PM
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Cheap LED strips!

I just ordered more light strips from Hobbyking (USA warehouse) and they sent me a discount code to get white and blue strips for only $3.51! So I thought I would share:

http://www.hobbyking.com/buddy.asp?c...E-AEE63590F266
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