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cymaz19/11/2017 08:30:41
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Finished and flown. Now, what’s next!


Martian19/11/2017 11:44:46
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Well done and congratulations Cymaz

Caveman19/11/2017 13:12:23
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An excellent result. I've thoroughly enjoyed following your refurbishment.

Next job, a decent video is needed.

However, no music please, I can't understand why people make videos of planes and then replace the audio with music! I want to hear the engine(s), and I'm sure I'm not alone....


john stones 119/11/2017 15:33:22
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Looks well Cymas. yes

I like music, worlds a better place for it. 4x O.S LA's

cymaz19/11/2017 15:55:52
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Promise to post a video of them ground running in a few weeks. If I’d thought about it I could have posted a video today! Just come back from Davidstow...and didn’t take the camera blush. The mods I did last night at home after Saturday did the trick...needs lots of rudder on the turns mind.

cymaz19/11/2017 16:58:41
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Final statistics

  • Weight 9kg, 320oz
  • 1806 sq inches of wing
  • 25.5oz/ sq ft ( 1.5 lbs/ sq ft)
  • WCL 7.2 , range of trainer/ general sport

Edited By cymaz on 19/11/2017 16:59:31

Rich too19/11/2017 20:52:00
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Excellent, great job Cymaz yes

cymaz24/03/2018 19:09:39
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The lighting control work on the throttle position. I also did a second mix where they can be turned off should the need arise.

Bought some of ...THESE..I should have put these in before I covered it. Ho-Hum, the deed is done. I am really impressed how bright these things arecool.

landing lights on.jpg


Edited By cymaz on 24/03/2018 19:11:20

Tony Richardson24/03/2018 19:15:21
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What is the actual size of those lights Cymaz?

cymaz24/03/2018 19:23:41
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They are 22mm diameter, 23mm deep ( that includes the heatsink as well ). The lipo was from HK. The one I ordered is charged through a small JST plug so I had to make up a small fly lead for my charger. You plug the controller into a spare channel and the power is taken from the balance plug and not the power lead

Tony Richardson24/03/2018 21:20:44
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Thanks Cymaz, I have super cub that needs landing lights these may work, nothing worse than having the lights on and they can’t be seen.

cymaz24/03/2018 21:23:43
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For under £10 there is not much to loose. They are flippin’ bright !

Tony Richardson24/03/2018 21:29:20
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Well if they’re not just bright but “flippin” bright they are just what I need.

I’m trying to get all my model maintenance finished before the good flying weather gets to us here on the west coast of Canada

cymaz24/03/2018 21:46:19
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The photo and video was taken on an overcast day in a garage with all the work lights on. Made the mistake of looking at then when doing the video...please don’t do that !

cymaz26/03/2018 20:41:51
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For those who stumble across the thread, I've just finished installing the landing lights fixed them in with Gorilla Glue Tony..I can confirm that they remain bright..

Normal garage lighting


Non flash photo


Taken with all the lights out and no flash


Dwain Dibley.26/03/2018 21:17:54
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Looks like you are full of bright ideas Cymaz.......................................................I'll get my coat......


Tony Richardson27/03/2018 02:14:22
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They should show up even on the brightest days, WOW.

cymaz27/03/2018 06:17:30
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These lights are quite a find. I used twisted servo lead and home made plugs as extensions, it has no effect on the light brightness.

Using one of these as well..

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Turnigy 1000mAh 2s 7.4V 20C-30C Lipo

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