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Old 04-02-2018, 03:00 PM
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Default Cowl landing light for the -9?

Has anyone tried this? I noticed there was a kit available for the -10.

I've got Team Aerodynamix/Whelen lights in each of my wings, but would love to have some additional candlepower (I do a lot of flying at night, and my home field can be quite dark).

The cowl seems like the obvious place to try and shoehorn a Baja Designs or the like, but perhaps the space is just too tight?
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Old 04-02-2018, 03:52 PM
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Has anyone tried this? I noticed there was a kit available for the -10.



I tried the 10 kit and its geometry doesn't work for our smaller cowlings. Jack Rosen (N99552) has an interesting setup on his RV9A.
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Old 04-02-2018, 06:58 PM
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I tried the 10 kit and its geometry doesn't work for our smaller cowlings. Jack Rosen (N99552) has an interesting setup on his RV9A.
Vlad, what does it look like and how is it mounted?

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Old 04-02-2018, 07:44 PM
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Vlad, what does it look like and how is it mounted?

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I was searching for Jack's RV9 pictures in my archives and failed miserably. I knew I have them. Somewhere on hard drive. That's a drawback of having tens of thousands of RV images without catalogue. I hope Jack (or CJ) sees the thread and chimes in.
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Old 04-02-2018, 10:11 PM
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I'd be curious to see what others have done. I've just got a single landing light in the left wingtip, so I find myself doing S-turns on dark taxiways to see the lines.
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Old 04-02-2018, 10:49 PM
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I’m considering a third landing light for use in the flair at night. Does the RV10 cowl light angle down when installed in an RV7 cowl? Or does it just not fit in the cowl due to space requirements?

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Old 04-03-2018, 11:40 AM
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I’m considering a third landing light for use in the flair at night. Does the RV10 cowl light angle down when installed in an RV7 cowl? Or does it just not fit in the cowl due to space requirements?

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It's really good that most RV folks have something worthwhile and positive to share in this forum, and not send unhelpful comments on someone's typo.
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It's really good that most RV folks have something worthwhile and positive to share in this forum, and not send unhelpful comments on someone's typo.
Actually, I have shared a fair amount of worthwhile and useful information on the forum over the years. Once in a great while I share a chuckle. Get over it!
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Old 04-03-2018, 07:53 PM
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It's really good that most RV folks have something worthwhile and positive to share in this forum, and not send unhelpful comments on someone's typo.
Actually, it's not a typo - it's a homonym.

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