Category Archives: Night Flying

Night maiden of my SkyBoy

My StevensAero SkyBoy 600 making it’s first flights in the darkness (and near-darkness). After the first few flights, I decided the plane was too loud and that the way I’d bolted it onto the firewall was to blame. These are … Continue reading

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Night Maiden of my SkyBoy

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StevensAero SkyBoy 600

My StevensAero SkyBoy 600, in ivory and dark red AeroFILM. Setup: Emax BL2815/09 1000kv Outrunner Motor (3.9 oz – 450 watt) Sky Power 45A ESC with Linear BEC 2200mAh 3-cell – 2700mAh 4-cell LiPos (2x) Power Up AS315MG 17g metal … Continue reading

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Dusk flight of the M-226 wing

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Self portrait with M226

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Mugi night flight – photos

My Mugi clone, flying at twilight:

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Mugi Evo clone night maiden

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A little night flying

My lite Stryker, lighting up the night skies.

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Zombee – Night Flyer Mod

Zombee hasn’t been getting much air time lately, so I decided to turn it into a night flier. I added a few strips of green and white LEDs, which plug into the balance port on the battery. (Early tests showed … Continue reading

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Light Stryker’s lights annotated

Just a couple of photos to show off how well the LEDs light up the Stryker’s wing and fuse. I’ve mounted LED strips with the LED lights facing into the foam, rather than pointing outwards.

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Night Flying with the Slow Stick – some photos

My GWS Slow Stick

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I saw you flying at night – tell me about those planes!

I often attract a few people when flying at night. If you’re one of them, welcome! You probably saw me flying one of three planes: my Radian glider, my light Stryker or my Slow Stick. These planes are all custom … Continue reading

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