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Old Oct 10, 2012, 09:43 PM
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Just use some backlighting....

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Old Oct 10, 2012, 11:24 PM
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Holy crap awesome!
Old Oct 11, 2012, 02:07 AM
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Here's my quad decked out for night flying. I added the nose(easter egg) for better orientation, haven't tested it yet

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Here's a quick video with just the arm LEDs, ended by unscheduled contact with the ground

Quad Lights (3 min 23 sec)
Old Oct 11, 2012, 09:18 AM
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gbmarsh: that egg nose looks awesome. great idea!
Old Oct 11, 2012, 06:22 PM
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gbmarsh: that egg nose looks awesome. great idea!
Thanks! It was one of those evolving ideas, I wanted to add the typical ping pong ball orientation aid but thought it would be better if it lit up. Remembered that we had some of those easter eggs in the craft cupboard so, a couple of 3 LED segments, an old fiberglass arrow shaft, wire, hot glue & zip ties.... et voila

I thought it turned out pretty good, I'll get some video tonight if I can.

Edit: Here's the vid
Quad Glow Nose (6 min 32 sec)


Cheers,
Geoff
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 04:34 PM
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neat-o!
Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:50 PM
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Very Cool. What kinda LED did you use in the egg?
Old Oct 12, 2012, 11:37 PM
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Very Cool. What kinda LED did you use in the egg?
Thanks, the LEDs are the high density stick on ones that HobbyKing sells. I used 2x 3 LED segments in the base of the egg pointing forward.

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Old Oct 12, 2012, 11:47 PM
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Simple enough!
Thanks!
Old Oct 13, 2012, 06:17 PM
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Anyone have any video (or link to one, maybe in the 100 pages of this thread ) of a 100+ mph EDF jet with LED lights on it?
Old Oct 14, 2012, 05:08 AM
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Not quite a 100mph. Flew it at half throttle or less for most of the flight. It was a lot darker than the vid shows. Had the cam on lowlux. This is as close to your request as I can get.

eRC F/A-18 Super Hornet Night Time Flight (5 min 17 sec)
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:29 AM
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Nice! That's a sweet looking scale F-18. What do you have powering it? It took off pretty fast for an EDF.
Anybody with any video of nonscale, strobing or light chasing LEDs on a fast EDF jet, maybe some RGBs, UFO like?
I don't want to highjack this thread with my request so please keep posting the awesome pics and video as usual.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 07:20 AM
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Thanks! It's the stock 90mm setup from Freewing.
Old Oct 15, 2012, 06:48 PM
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Awesome i was looking for a thread with night flying info in it and i found it cool...

This is my Night Flying Super Cub
She has 300 led lights on her running off the main flight batter 2200mah
Have a remote switch on the way so i can turn her on and off in the sky lol.
Having a blast with it freaking the neighborhood out thinking its a UFO lol



A few videos
cub night flight 2 (1 min 22 sec)



super cub night flying (1 min 4 sec)
Old Oct 15, 2012, 07:14 PM
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Awesome i was looking for a thread with night flying info in it and i found it cool...

This is my Night Flying Super Cub
She has 300 led lights on her running off the main flight batter 2200mah
Have a remote switch on the way so i can turn her on and off in the sky lol.
Having a blast with it freaking the neighborhood out thinking its a UFO lol
That's awesome, I really want to dress up my SC now!! This night flying thing could get addictive.

By the way, sounds like you have done the brushless mod to your Super Cub, what motor?

Cheers,
Geoff


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