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Old 05-11-2017, 11:26 AM
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Default Avio LED Navigation Lights

Has anyone tried out a set of these led lights yet?

http://aviolights.com/navigator-ultra-360.html

At $330 for a set (plus $50 for shipping), they are the least expensive navigation / strobe option that I have seen.

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Old 05-11-2017, 12:56 PM
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I just went threw the same dilemma on my project and went with the three position Whelen microburst strobes , since they include a tail light for my rudder and are a comet flash that can be synchronized,,, $100 extra for the third possion even tough there are few A/C that are capable of running over our RVs
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Old 05-11-2017, 01:34 PM
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I'd recommend checking these out:

http://flyleds.com/products/#!/DIY-K...180/category=0

$250 for a DIY kit. They look simple enough to assemble, or you can buy them from the guy fully assembled for a bit more.

From the photos I have seen, these things look awesome in the wingtips and are really bright. The controller can also be used to flash/control a tail light in the rudder if you like.
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Old 05-11-2017, 09:19 PM
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I just bought and built a set from flyleds. Actually kind of fun to build. I did have a hiccup with one of the components but Paul was great to work with! The components are pretty substantial, and while I'm equally knowledgeable with electronics and rocket science, it seems they're well built. Way better than the ztron units I had that kept failing. And on the plus side, if a component would fail, well, I'd just replace the offending part! Try that with a fully potted fancy light!
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Old 10-18-2017, 01:50 PM
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Default Look at FLYLEDS - A great system.

I just finished building a FLYLEDS Nav/Strobe system. They're very straightforward to construct, they look great in the wingtip recess after you trim the pcb's to size.

Paul is great to work with. I could not recommend these lights highly enough.

And you can't beat the price!
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:12 PM
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I am considering FLYLED but a bit concern about open system where water and moister can easily got to the components. I still have some time to decide so any feed back on those flying ones would be appreciate it.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:46 PM
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I guess you could always coat the components in some sort of epoxy to seal and guard against water intrusion, but that highly limits the serviceability in the future.

Corrosion X spray might also be a possibility.
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Old 10-22-2017, 09:55 AM
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So back to post #1.... has anybody tried these? I emailed the company for some general import questions and got a quick and friendly reply.
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Old 10-22-2017, 01:31 PM
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So back to post #1.... has anybody tried these? I emailed the company for some general import questions and got a quick and friendly reply.
Any important info that you can share, I am really interested in these and are considering it. Of course I have a fair amount of time before I need to buy so any info would be great.
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Old 10-22-2017, 01:40 PM
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I as well, am a long ways out.... but I do a lot of window shopping. I specifically asked about the VAT fee (import tax).

Here is the reply from the owner of the company, I believe:


Thank you for your email. Each week we ship a few sets to the US. In most of the cases the parcels are not charged with VAT, but if they are then the cost is on the customer side.

We deliver the lights directly from Poland to the US. It takes about 5-7days to have them delivered.

Should you have any further questions, feel free to contat us.

Best regards / Pozdrawiam
Krzysztof Będkowski
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