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BERIAN
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Avio lights

Post by BERIAN » Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:06 pm

Has anybody got any experience of lights by Avio http://aviolights.com/
I'm looking to fit new lights on a WA81 as part of my rebuild - original Whelen are shot and thes eseem to fit the same footprint
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Mark A
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Re: Avio lights

Post by Mark A » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:26 pm

I have the Aveo lights on my Carbon Cub as in this video.

Very bright, easy to install, no radio noise. Not cheap, but they work very well.
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Re: Avio lights

Post by BERIAN » Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:10 pm

Thanks Mark - I think you have lights by AVEO which are N.American - I'm looking at AVIO which are Polish (I think)
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Re: Avio lights

Post by Matt Dovey » Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:23 am

Berian,
I'm fitting these to my Europa at the moment. When I submitted my mod paperwork with the technical information from Avio. The LAA pointed out that the flash rate quoted was to high. The design specs the LAA use as a basis for approving strobe lights quotes a maximum of 100 flashes a min. Avio quote 120 a min for their strobe lights. The LAA at first wanted me to find away of slowing the flash rate down. I contacted Avio for a confirmation of the flash rate. They quoted anything from 90 to 120. I then counted mine and counted 104 a min. Which the LAA seem happier with. Just be aware if you go ahead and buy these they might bring this point up.

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Re: Avio lights

Post by BERIAN » Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:51 pm

Matt
That's Really helpful - I'm looking at Navigator Ultra on the wing tips and Red Eye and Tail Star to replace defunct Whelen (I think) items.
I'll need to buy in a couple of months - have you now got sign off ?
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Re: Avio lights

Post by Paul Catanach » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:55 pm

Any update on the sign-off for these?

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Re: Avio lights

Post by Matt Dovey » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:11 pm

No real update. The LAA said that if my inspector was happy with the flash rate then that was ok!! As I'm the inspector, I'm very happy with it.
I did ask for some guidance material from the LAA on lights. But they do not have any. However the BMAA do https://www.bmaa.org/files/til_013_strobes.pdf
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