Would you fly by night with a budget light?

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Would you fly by night with a budget light?

Hmmmmmm....

http://cgi.ebay.com/2x-3-Watt-Black-Luxeon-LED-Flashlight-Light-Torch-8c...

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Suitable for home maintenance, outdoor activities, hiking, map reading, night fishing, night flying, camping, sailing, caving, hunting etc

I like to see a seller that has confidence in his product, but...  Flat Stare

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Unless the thing can project a usable beam 3-400 metres you'd have to be braver than me to try it. In fact, the very idea fills me with terror. Now, if it were something like a Night Sun searchlight

http://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/aboutus/aboutus-depts/aboutus-depts-ts...

was the first link i came across. If you have to ask the prices of such devices you can't afford them.

http://ils.spectrolab.com/pr_detail.asp?wp=pr_ss_sx16.asp&pd=3

 

Apart from anything else they have to be wired into the aircraft's electrical system. I suppose a Megaray on wide focus would do the trick if you were, a. rich and b. insane.

http://www.megaray.com/

Around the $4000 mark.

 

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Now you would Def be the Man if you owned that sucker.......

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More good news, Focalprice is now offering a flashlight that apparently will be able to mitigate most of the problems the world faces.

http://www.focalprice.com/detail_LF554X.html

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Suitable for exploration, rescue, anti-disaster, anti-typhoon, camping and other emergent situation.

Al should keep this light on hand for the upcoming hurricane season to avoid disasters.   0:)

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Just don't use it to land your 747!

 

Actually, if the power were thoroughly out, I'd probably be after Mr. Admin's stash of lights that run for ever. It might be a bit tricky crossing continents to get to them though....

 

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I think maybe I'll fly my 747 to typhoon-prone regions of the world at night with this flashlight to prevent typhoons from occurring.

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Now that is a nice light......looks well made as well.  I wonder what emitter is being used.

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If you buy one of these lights, you'll never need another one as it takes care of just about every situation and every disaster that comes your way. Big Smile

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