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Flashlight Roundup The flashlight is far more than a pedestrian gadget — it could be the most important thing you carry in your flight bag. We offer here several options available on the market.

Flashlight Roundup

The flashlight is far more than a pedestrian gadget — it could be the most important thing you carry in your flight bag. We offer here several options available on the market.

AOPA Crew MagLite
The high-intensity beam adjusts from spot to flood and comes with a lifetime limited warranty from Mag Instrument Inc.
Price: $34.95
Contact: 800/776-7897; www.sportys.com

Battery-free LED Shakelight
The magnetic-force flashlight uses LEDs (light-emitting diodes) and is battery free, and corrosion- and shockproof.
Price: $24.95
Contact: 800/776-7897; www.sportys.com

V2 LED Lenser
The V2 lasts up to 100 hours on a single AA battery.
Price: $39.95
Contact: 877/564-4457; www.approachaviation.com

Mega-Flex Light
The Mega-Flex Light has a flexible neck that rotates 360 degrees to illuminate hard-to-reach areas.
Price: $39.95
Contact: 877/564-4457; www.approachaviation.com

Aero Emergency Kit
The bright-yellow kit includes two flashlights, a portable strobe, a key-fob flashlight, and an emergency kit with first aid, batteries, respirator mask, and other survival items.
Price: $269
Contact: 800/260-3063; www.beyondbulbs.com

Pelican L1
The adjustable LED clip-on light with Velcro and loops uses four LR44 1.5-volt alkaline batteries and comes with red, white, and green lenses.
Price: $33.99
Contact: 800/249-5730; www.pilotmall.com

The Pilot Shop Beam N Read
The Beam N Read is an LED light with four filters and hands-free operation.
Price: $29.95
Contact: 800/729-7503; www.pilotshopusa.com

Tacktikka Plus
The headlamp uses three AAAs and features four LED bulbs and a red flip-up lens.
Price: $37.95
Contact: 800/854-1001; www.kingschools.com

Pelican VersaBrite
The Xenon light with a clip attachment plus a strap uses two AA batteries and comes with red, white, and green lenses.
Price: $19.95
Contact: 877/477-7823; www.aircraftspruce.com

Lightwave 4000
The Lightwave 4000 is a big, bright LED flashlight for use around the hangar and during the preflight.
Price: $53.95
Contact: 877/477-7823; www.aircraftspruce.com

Surefire A2 Aviator
The rugged lithium-battery aviation flashlight was designed for military use.
Price: $185
Contact: 877/477-7823; www.aircraftspruce.com

Pelican VersaBrite II
The VersaBrite II has a larger bulb and weighs more than a standard VersaBrite flashlight.
Price: $19.95
Contact: 800/854-1001; www.kingschools.com


Unless otherwise stated, products listed herein have not been evaluated by AOPA Pilot editors. AOPA assumes no responsibility for products or services listed or for claims or actions by manufacturers or vendors. However, members unable to get satisfaction regarding products listed should advise AOPA. To submit products for evaluation, contact: New Products Editor, AOPA Pilot , 421 Aviation Way, Frederick, Maryland 21701; telephone 301/695-2350. Links to all Web sites referenced in this issue can be found on AOPA Online.

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