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Aug 20, 2009, 11:14 AM
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Night flying my GTP flying car:

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Aug 20, 2009, 08:05 PM
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Night Fest in Israel :
night flying (3 min 38 sec)
Sep 01, 2009, 09:51 PM
Addicted To Glass !!!
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Night Flight Glamis California


IFY 60 TWINN Night Flyer (6 min 34 sec)
Sep 03, 2009, 04:47 PM
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Less light, but more firework...
Le vol de nuit 2 (0 min 53 sec)

Vol de nuit FPV a l'Aigle 9 mai 2009 (2 min 31 sec)
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Sep 03, 2009, 05:42 PM
Where did Steve go ?
Thats awesome.

I bet as soon as someone in the industry see's this they will look at putting aeroplanes into real firework displays.


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Originally Posted by muppet61
Less light, but more firework...
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Sep 06, 2009, 12:52 AM
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I put the Hobbycity glow strip LEDs into a 48-inch EPP combat wing. Kudos to Chimaera for coming up with the idea to cut a slit and insert the LED strips sideways into the foam. This makes installation super simple and quick. Cut off a segment of LEDs (they cut apart in groups of three, in between the sets of solder tabs). Solder on two wires to connect a segment to the previous segment, cut a slit in the EPP and slide the LED strip down into the foam. If you want pinpoints of light and brighter diffusion on both sides of the strips, put in a second strip facing the other way. Couldn't be easier. Cut a very shallow strip in between the segments so the wires can also be embedded to reduce drag. Once I finished the lights, I covered the wing with clear 3mil laminate that lets the light shine through brightly. I suppose you could also use transparent or transculent monokote.
Sep 06, 2009, 01:47 AM
THEY MOSTLY COME OUT AT NIGHT
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nice Darth
Sep 06, 2009, 06:15 AM
Where did Steve go ?
Cool Darth but how do you tell which way is up
Sep 06, 2009, 02:00 PM
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It's washed out on the pics, but the bottom has pinpoints of light that are much brighter and crisper than the top. Also, the top has a light strip by each wingtip that lights up the wingtips as well as adding sparkle whenever you see the top of the wing.
Sep 25, 2009, 07:46 AM
Fly, crash, fix, repeat
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i had the first flight on PA mini katana, not in complete dark but during dusk. it was ok, but not that bright as i expected, any suggestions?
Sep 25, 2009, 08:56 AM
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Yeah, I have a suggestion... wait for it to get dark out. Dusk is not dark enough.
Sep 30, 2009, 06:43 AM
Fly, crash, fix, repeat
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you're right warhead,,,, it was ok in dusk but as soon as it turned pitch dark., i need more lights...
Sep 30, 2009, 09:28 PM
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First set of glow wire


Two flights in so far. Awesome
Sep 30, 2009, 09:49 PM
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Nice. What plane is that?


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