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Nov 20, 2012, 06:19 AM
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Barn,

I will but I will do it on a new thread I don't want to hijack you're. Thanks for the you're thought, it nothing to serious.

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Nov 20, 2012, 09:27 AM
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Bob,

When you get the thread going post a link here.

Mounted the laser on a piece of perf board with velcro on the bottom. It plugs into the socket I built into each wing tip. The lasers are on a RC switch on the connection board.
Dec 05, 2012, 06:59 PM
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To get the RX controlled switches to be a neater connection to the RX I had to remove them from the board and rotate them 180 degress, so the servo wire would be closer to the RX. I decided on using one cell power from the balance tap to power the laser circuit. With both lasers on and pointing at the white wall in my shop it was hard to get a good picture. I guess the reflected light messed with the camera.
Dec 05, 2012, 08:11 PM
Which one is aileron again?
Those lasers look really bright! Maybe I should buy a module and build my own hand held pointer...
Dec 16, 2012, 04:48 PM
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Landing light.
Dec 16, 2012, 06:16 PM
Yes, "that" Karl...
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That should work! Lol
Mar 05, 2013, 01:10 PM
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Is winter over with yet???
Mar 06, 2013, 09:09 PM
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wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwww


I thought I was something special with sky surfer with soild lights. Well I am going to try to learn a little more. thanks so much for all your time and effort. just take pictures and all the post each and every step of the way. Can I buy a kadet and send it down to you. Just kidding thank you so much. Doing my first build from a kit with a fellow club member he is holding my hand. you sure have shown what a lot a loive night can do. By the way. I took your whole post and put it on my favorite, because I going to do a kadet on my own next. again thankyou
Mar 07, 2013, 07:26 AM
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Thanks for all the kind words. It is a lot of extra work to document a build and I am glad you appreciated it and I hope it helps your build.

Good luck and don't hesitate to PM me with any ?????
Mar 22, 2013, 03:30 PM
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Got in another flight to test the Kadet. Not really worthy of a video but what the heck. It flies like a Kadet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFw1Mf5clYQ
that's some impressive building skillz you have!!
Mar 22, 2013, 04:34 PM
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Thanks Bobzilla!
Jun 17, 2013, 06:37 AM
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The weather has finally cleared out and we got in a good evening of night flying. The Kadet really flies nice. I want to add a cowl over the engine and light it up to complete the job. I noticed after I put the wing on one set of lights in the tail/rudder was not on. The cable was not plugged in good.

Kadet Night Test2 PC (2 min 53 sec)
Jun 18, 2013, 09:38 PM
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Good job, Barney. Can't wait to see at Summersville!
Jun 24, 2013, 06:28 AM
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After the first test flights I thought the front end looked a little dark. I stacked up some foam, glued it together and carved out a cowl mold. Then covered the mold with Saran Wrap and glassed it. Made a quick cowl, but I want to try one of the ARF cowls and see if it will fit. I also added more lights to the cabin window area.
Jun 24, 2013, 06:29 AM
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Thanks to david.merc for capturing this night flying video at Ancient River Eagles 2013 cookout.


Night Flying RC Plane with Internal LED Lights and Green Laser Lights (6 min 24 sec)
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