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Old 06-23-2017, 12:19 AM   #1
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Default Wing tip nav light indicators

Anyone ever install these from Aircraft Spruce: C-LITE WING TIP NAV LIGHT INDICATORS (http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/clite.php)

I am just curious how they are actually installed as they came with no instructions. Under the entire light assembly? Under just the lens part of the light assembly? Are they weatherproof and keep moisture out of the wingtip? Does that even matter at the fiberglass wingtip?



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Old 06-23-2017, 12:55 AM   #2
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They go under the nav assembly between the fiberglass wingtip and the cupped metal main housing. No clue on water tightness.

Let us know how they work.


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Old 06-23-2017, 03:01 AM   #3
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They are watertight if you use a good sealer.
They have a tendency to crack and break off over time.
I'm not a fan.
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Never really understood the purpose of these. I mean the light either works or it doesn't. Preflight it, and if it works, launch. It's not like you can get out and change the light if it quits while you are flying. And it's pretty obvious if it doesn't work once you land as the ground around the wing tip will not show the glow of the properly functioning light.
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Yes to three and four.
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I had them for a while. Helped a little to taxi in tight dark spots and the passengers seemed to like them at night. Not really worth it to me to keep.
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All righty then. I bought 'em. They cost $12. After reading this thread, I may not take the time and install 'em. For the time being, I will leave them on the shelf.
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They are draggy, and you gain nothing from them.


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