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IceWind

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What color schemes work the best!
« on: March 27, 2008, 11:38:45 AM »
I was always complaining that my wing had bad visibility, i know i don't see quite well but...
Due the fact the usage has made her lost some of the paint, not sure why!
And the contrast becomes less...
So i decided to change it a bit, in the last few days i removed all the fiber tape and put new one, and also did something else! :)
Put some stripes on the bottom, excellent idea i had it works really great.

So i ask, what colours, schemes had proven to work best to increase the visibility of the plane in the air. :)

I'll post here a photo of the wing later.
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« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008, 21:04:33 PM »
Hi Icewind
on my Kult I have had a kind of a block design wich worked very well for me.

Ok, you might only use it for utilitie gliders because it does not realy look good for a scale plane.
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« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008, 22:11:18 PM »
Yes, i wasn't counting on this the scale models.

My wings is like this! :)
I really like the stripes.

..Nando

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« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008, 22:38:49 PM »
Ok, if you have problems to see this thing in the air, I understand. Just too little to see anything  :D
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« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008, 22:49:11 PM »
Well, you can always do something like this :



You lose the stripes, but much more visible !
You can also use high visibilty orange...

Or fly closer to you !  :wink:
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2008, 00:10:23 AM »
I know its litle! :)
I'll get a bigger one!

Using fluo orange seems ok too.
The lack of visibility is when the sky is too cloudy the bottom white don't make much contrast.
I'll try the stripes and in the mean time i'll try to get some fluo orange tape, i think ive seen some selling. And try that too.
..Nando

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« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2011, 23:12:59 PM »
Here's my Hi-Vis Glider's

Phoenix 2000




Parkzone Radian




Easy to see way up high... 8)

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