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Re: Position lights and strobes.

>   That part will
> > cost you about $10.00 I think and is rated for 10,000 flashes.
> I hate the high price of strobes at least as much as the next guy, but
> 10000 flashes @ 1 every 2.5 sec. = 24/ min=1440/hr= 6.9hours between
> failure.  N'est pas?  It seems like we'd need something better than that. 
> Please let me know if I've got it wrong.  I'd love to cut some money off of
> the rediculous price of aircraft lighting.

That can't be right.  If I recall, it was something around 50 hours
at one flash per second ... aah, I thik it was rated for 200,000
flashes at 20Joules.

I'll dig through my stack of specifications to see if I can find the

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