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Old 03-27-2018, 10:21 AM
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Default Wingtip landing light bulbs

Anyone find a good LED replacement bulb for the 75 watt MR16 used in Vanís wingtip light kit?

And what beam degree angle should be used if I just replace the halogen?

Thanks!
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Old 03-27-2018, 10:43 AM
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http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=105248

Have you looked at the info in this thread?
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Old 03-27-2018, 12:04 PM
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http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=105248

Have you looked at the info in this thread?
Thanks Mike, I read 10 or so pages of this thread talking about completely new light systems to using flashlights.

All I wish to do is plug in new MR16 bulbs to my existing Vanís tip lights.
http://vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/stor...product=ll_7-8
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Old 01-06-2020, 02:46 PM
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Default Replacement LED

I see where this thread didn't answer the original question. I have
the RV 10 wingtip kit in my 8A and am looking for a replacement
LED bulb for this installation. Without having to replace the entire
kit. Any ideas?
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Old 01-06-2020, 02:55 PM
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How about this?

https://www.1000bulbs.com/category/l...RoCBuwQAvD_BwE
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Old 01-06-2020, 03:40 PM
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Thanks for this. Do you think there would be any issues using these as
a direct replacement? I use a Max-Pulse switch to wig-wag these tip
lights.
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Old 01-06-2020, 04:32 PM
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I don't think those fit my leading edge landing/taxi lights (I think they're Duckworks) but at least I have a place to start looking. I'm wanting to replace those 55w halogens for LEDs so I'll be opening it up this month during Condition Inspection to see what I can find that fits.

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Old 01-06-2020, 04:49 PM
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I replaced my original wingtip lights in both my RV7a and RV10 with these LED lights.

https://flyleds.com/products/#!/Sing...015/category=0

They work well and no radio noise. They also have a US distributor, FLYBOY Accessories, that stocks them.
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:49 PM
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Thanks for this. Do you think there would be any issues using these as
a direct replacement? I use a Max-Pulse switch to wig-wag these tip
lights.
I tried a few different LED replacements from Amazon, Home Depot and on-line. A couple had so much RF noise they were unusable. The on-line ones (can't remember the vendor) worked OK after our on field electrical guru made me noise filters for each bulb. They had a small amount of noise before the filters. I use a Perihelion wig wag switch. They are much brighter with lower power consumption than the Vans Halogens were.

If I was doing it now I would go with the noise free Flyboys units which were not available at the time. FWIW.
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Old 01-07-2020, 03:37 PM
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We have a bunch of lighting options for both wingtips and leading edges.
By design our lights do not generate any headset/RF noise.

Please click the Flyleds logo to see your options!
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