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Stop me if this sounds like a bad idea...

earthsciteach

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#1
So, tonight is "National Night Out," or something along those lines here in the US of A. The idea is for everyone to be out in the streets so criminal behavior is discouraged. Aside from arguing the logic of doing this only once a year (1/365 crime deterrent), I'm thinking about slapping some glow sticks on my Super Cub and sending her up for a night patrol. I also have a laser pointer with a couple of really bright LEDs on it that would make a great landing light.

I figure I'll do my part by sending the Ol' L-4 Super Grasshopper up on reconnaisance!
 

earthsciteach

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#3
Ha ha! It was a harrowing experience! The glowsticks weren't bright enough to really maintain orientation. And, when the Cub was coming toward me, the LED was so bright it messed up my night vision. I made a few circuits and brought her down in one piece, though. I need LED strips.