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Old 06-28-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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Default LED Wing tip lights?

Does Whelen have approved red and green LED wing tip lights? It's for a cherokee 140.



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Old 06-28-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

I am asuming you are refering to the nav lights. The answer is yes, however, they are expensiive. If $$$ are in short supply Aircraft Spruce sells LED's that fit your existing nav lights for about $15.00 ea.



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Old 06-28-2012, 02:59 PM   #3
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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

Can you post a link to the correct one? And yes I am talking about the nav lights.

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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

Non PMA.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/el/ ... tubes.html

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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

Well, how much for the PMA ones? Is there any difference? Will these take some load off the amp meter?

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Old 06-28-2012, 06:22 PM   #6
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Take a lot of load off the amp meter.

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Old 06-29-2012, 04:56 AM   #7
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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

Less load on the Ammeter = less load on the engine. Which means more power to pull you through the air or less fuel consumption. Although in this case it would be very small, still I like improvements in efficiency.

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Old 06-29-2012, 01:54 PM   #8
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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

You may aslo want to think about getting clear lenses if you buy the red and green lamps. In my case the standard navigation lights drew nearly or more than 5 amps and were all on a 5 amp breaker which would often trip. Now they run just fine

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Old 06-29-2012, 02:11 PM   #9
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Dave did you use the non PMA ones? Will they work?

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Old 06-29-2012, 11:04 PM   #10
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Default Re: LED Wing tip lights?

They will work fine... but a very anal type IA might notice them and want them removed at annual. And of course, the wings might fall off for certain. Otherwise they will work great. Keep the old ones to pop in if your IA notices em... Bet not...



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