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Forum: RV-14 10-19-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 52,872
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Congratulations...

Congratulations Chris!

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Forum: RV-9/9A 10-04-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Josh As previously discussed via email, if...

Hi Josh

As previously discussed via email, if you can help me out by emailing me some templates of your wingtip cutouts, I will compare your drawings with another set I have and I'll make a new...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-01-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 975
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Most red LEDs drop about 1.7 volts across them,...

Most red LEDs drop about 1.7 volts across them, while blue and white LEDs can drop 3.4 volts across them, so Bill's maths applies with revised numbers... Four red LEDs in series would need a 330 ohm...
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Malte I designed the Flyleds kit after...

Hi Malte

I designed the Flyleds kit after reading a rather thorough analysis (https://airbornelights.wordpress.com/led-aircraft-lights/light-analysis/whelen-models-9035801-9035802-9035803-9035804/)...
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
If you're enjoying building your own aeroplane...

If you're enjoying building your own aeroplane you might enjoy building your own lights too...
We have a variety of options for your -14.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hmmm, perhaps there's a new DIY kit for me to...

Hmmm, perhaps there's a new DIY kit for me to sell there...!

Congratulations Claude!

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Forum: Electrical Systems 09-04-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Correct, and Almost! The Flyleds controller board...

Correct, and Almost!
The Flyleds controller board can be considered as being just like a strobe power supply, an essential part of the kit.

You would need a Position (nav), Strobe and a Landing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
No claims on brightness either way there Jake. ...

No claims on brightness either way there Jake. Having run both theirs and ours side by side I can personally vouch that they both hurt to look at!

Follow the Suntail instructions, which would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Congratulations...

Congratulations Claude!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Michael Yes, we sell the individual...

Hi Michael
Yes, we sell the individual spotlights. There is a two spot and a one spot version. (Link here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Correct and correct! You'd just need to ensure...

Correct and correct!
You'd just need to ensure that the lights are positioned so that their beams don't get obstructed by whatever you were planning on using for strobes and position lights. They...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Ken We have the Batwing and the RV-9 versions...

Hi Ken

We have the Batwing and the RV-9 versions of "The Works" kit on its way, hopefully by the end of the week.

You (and anyone else) can order the leading edge Combo lights along with "The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Nice work Randy! As recommended to Randy, we...

Nice work Randy!

As recommended to Randy, we suggest using low-tack tape to mask the smaller position LEDs, and try to attach it to the body of the LED. We had to replace a few LEDs on our hangar...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 151,812
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
What would the 5mm LEDs be for Gil? Happy to...

What would the 5mm LEDs be for Gil?

Happy to design and make a circuit board for Amanda to sell with this future kit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
I've made them available directly on the website...

I've made them available directly on the website now. I think you'll like the $1 shipping.:)
As per below, they should (I hope!) be available for the first time at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
I was hoping for a flight report first, but I...

I was hoping for a flight report first, but I guess the weather's been pretty average in Brisbane as well!
David spent a few days this week replacing his ageing MR16 HID lights with a Flyleds Works...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Individual landing/spot lights are now available...

Individual landing/spot lights are now available for purchase on our website.

The larger "PAR36" light board is out for manufacture beginning Monday, however I anticipate that the required lead time...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
That should be OK. There will be a little more...

That should be OK. There will be a little more heat being generated by the linear regulators and resistors, but nothing too concerning.
I'm away from home, but I will test and confirm when I get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
The calendar is telling me I have about three...

The calendar is telling me I have about three weeks to design and have the circuit boards manufactured, and hand make enough units for you hungry folk out there before I leave for Oshkosh! (Oh, and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
PAR36 replacement

For those of you lamenting the fact that you cut your leading edges already, don't! It's a fantastic spot for lights to go.
So if you already have some metalwork in there from Team Aerodynamix or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
I'm seeing images of David Hasselhoff flying a...

I'm seeing images of David Hasselhoff flying a blacked out RV here...:)


If you have a VPX/AFS/Dynon/Garmin/etc lighting controller already, please wire the Flyleds landing lights directly to it! ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
...and there were reports of a crackle...

...and there were reports of a crackle (https://www.adventuretours.com.au/australia-outback-yarns/collective-nouns-for-australian-animals/) of cockatoos being disturbed from a tree in the park across...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
They will be soon, as well as for "batwing" RVs. ...

They will be soon, as well as for "batwing" RVs. I will need to use a different LED for the strobes because the working area is so small, but it does all fit.


RV-14s share the same wingtip as the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,970
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Flyleds (finally!) does landing lights

Hello all

Flyleds now sells landing lights! Introducing the Flyleds "The Works (https://flyleds.com/products/#!/The-Works-Lighting-Kit/p/105662651/category=0)"...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,915
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Jake A few years ago I was tasked with making...

Hi Jake
A few years ago I was tasked with making LED strobe and position lights for the RV10 I was helping to build. I came across this analysis...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,290
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Congratulations Rick! And an A+ to your son for...

Congratulations Rick!
And an A+ to your son for the video production!

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Forum: Electrical Systems 05-08-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Flyleds

Hi Jim.
mr.sun replaced his strobes with a Flyleds kit, and did a great job of color matching the boards to his wings. (Thanks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
This is the exact opposite comment to the...

This is the exact opposite comment to the feedback I receive about our Flyleds products!

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Forum: RV-9/9A 03-21-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 346,669
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
The embedded pics didn't work for me either......

The embedded pics didn't work for me either... thanks for the links!

Nice paint scheme. I like the curved transition line!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 102,149
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Doug and I have been chatting about this...

Doug and I have been chatting about this offline...
There's quite a few of you out there with an RV9 and the Flyleds Skinny boards. Which landing lights did you fit, and can you please share a photo...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-15-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
The RMD Lighting mod kit is much larger than the...

The RMD Lighting mod kit is much larger than the one above. Big enough for a PAR36 light...

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(Picture of Chris C's...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Vans.

Van's made two mod kits for the W415 wingtip:
The first was made using aluminium pieces and the faces were at 90 degrees to each other.
The second, which this one looks like, was a fibreglass...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,879
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
I'm with you on the first two, but I don't feel...

I'm with you on the first two, but I don't feel ashamed about it! For me it just is...


I get motion sickness sitting backwards on a train, and I'd so much rather drive than be a passenger.
I also...
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Gil We put a microswitch inside the channel...

Hi Gil

We put a microswitch inside the channel that supports the rear seat backs, which just intrudes into the space of the top left corner of the door opening. Nicely tucked away in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
G'day Josh The wigwag feature was added for...

G'day Josh

The wigwag feature was added for those who didn't have landing lights to flash.

During the day the longer duration (and appearing as moving) bursts of light should be more visible to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Seeing as how I'm an online business I think that...

Seeing as how I'm an online business I think that means the specials are on until the end of Cyber Monday...:)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi John The Flyleds wiring loom uses standard...

Hi John

The Flyleds wiring loom uses standard 22AWG two wire and three wire shielded cable and a nice quality crimp plug and pins, bought from the usual suppliers advertising here on the forum. ...
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Kevin As per the posts above, both planes use...

Hi Kevin

As per the posts above, both planes use Vans part W-1015 for the wingtips.

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Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,546
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Congratulations Simon! Nice paint...

Congratulations Simon!

Nice paint scheme.

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Forum: RV-10 10-24-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,268
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Thomas You may be in luck, on paper at...

Hi Thomas

You may be in luck, on paper at least!
The green lines are the wing light cove outline, plus the skinny board.
The red square is the size of the Baja light, noting the fact that the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Flyleds?

Hi Sam

I assume you have the original W-415/Hoerner/flat-top wingtips without a light bay?
I have the details for Van's light bay mod available on the Flyleds website (http://flyleds.com/info/). I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Scott You'll find a pdf template on the...

Hi Scott

You'll find a pdf template on the Information page on the link below.
We do still have a few of the lenses in stock. We'd be especially happy to sell you a Flyleds kit to go with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,804
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
That's the neatest Baja light install I've seen...

That's the neatest Baja light install I've seen so far, Tom.
Nice work!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Congratulations Rob! Looks like she was worth...

Congratulations Rob!
Looks like she was worth the wait.

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-16-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
That's a beautiful part of the world that you get...

That's a beautiful part of the world that you get to play in.
Thanks for sharing!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,125
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Dan, this test surprised me more than...

Dan, this test surprised me more than you...

http://flyleds.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-07-23-21.28.09-Small.jpg

For context, the Flyleds demo kit is shown sitting on the ground below...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 101,738
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Mate I thought you were flying over via spam...

Mate I thought you were flying over via spam can... now I know why the Australian articles I sent you weren't going to be read for a while.

Can someone please explain what the 'handgun in a circle'...
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,095
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
G'day Tim We offer a stand-alone strobe...

G'day Tim

We offer a stand-alone strobe (http://flyleds.com/products/#!/Tail-LED-Stand-alone-model/p/51590700) that operates as a combo position light and strobe light. We also add custom flash...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-10-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Or you could replace it entirely with one of our...

Or you could replace it entirely with one of our Stand alone Tail Strobes...
It's cast in solid epoxy resin, so it will never break again!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,484
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Nice work Lyle! What's your next build going to...

Nice work Lyle!
What's your next build going to be? :)

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Forum: Electrical Systems 04-26-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi Bradley I kind of agree with Bob. There's a...

Hi Bradley

I kind of agree with Bob. There's a comfort level somewhere between 'no problem' and 'run wires together at your peril' for everything!

The energy from the Flyleds product is so low I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,459
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Looking forward to being there too! Oshkosh...

Looking forward to being there too!
Oshkosh virgin here, along with two other fellow pilgrims from Aus.

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Forum: Electrical Systems 04-18-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,582
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
For the record, the picture I (re)posted above is...

For the record, the picture I (re)posted above is now correct!
Sorry for the head scratching there Chuck!

P-FET was shorthand for P-channel MOSFET.

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Forum: Electrical Systems 04-17-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,582
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Grrr. Late night diagram... You are correct,...

Grrr. Late night diagram...
You are correct, the FET I drew is flipped "backwards" to the diagram at the top of the thread.
Swap the D and S connections.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-10-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,582
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
I believe this is all you need, just the P-FET...

I believe this is all you need, just the P-FET and a resistor.
http://i64.tinypic.com/v33vpf.jpg
The resistor normally keeps the FET turned off. When the PWM output starts conducting, it turns the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,774
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Congratulations Jeff! Looking forward to reading...

Congratulations Jeff!
Looking forward to reading about how well she flies.

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Forum: Electrical Systems 03-02-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,544
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Aeroelectric article...

Aeroelectric article (http://www.aeroelectric.com/articles/MagnetoSwitchOptions.pdf)
We used two mags in the RV-10 and wired them as per Bob's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,747
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Thank you

And I'd just like to say Thanks! for the kind words from the advocates above. Your words (and video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w0dc2MU1n4), Sir Paul!) really are appreciated.

Membership...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,747
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Hi John. Moisture hasn't been a problem with our...

Hi John.
Moisture hasn't been a problem with our kits for anyone as far as I know.
They are mounted behind the lens as primary defense, and the heat generated by the LEDs keeps the boards warmer...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,747
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Can I suggest you have a look at the products we...

Can I suggest you have a look at the products we offer?!

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I'm more than happy to answer your questions either here or via email.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,473
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
My pleasure Vlad

Looks like perfect weather to be inside building a Flyleds kit!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,108
Posted By Paul from Flyleds
Wow! Thank you very much for taking the time to...

Wow!
Thank you very much for taking the time to put your video together, Paul. I'm honored that you put in that much effort!
You have to be pleased with the outcome. There's no doubt you'll be seen...
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