Case Studies

From the Burj Khalifa to the Freedom Tower and Cairo International Airport to Whiteman Air Force Base, Flash Technology has installed industry-leading obstruction and airport lighting systems around the world. Airfields, buildings, helipads, wind farms and iconic arches rely on our systems to protect them year round. While we can’t share all of our projects publicly, we invite you to explore the case studies below as well as our FAA and ICAO-compliant obstruction lighting and airfield lighting solutions.

Airfield Lighting

Obstruction Lighting

Cairo International Airport uses FTS 800 airport approach lighting systems

Cairo International Airport – Cairo, Egypt

In 1963 Cairo International Airport was inaugurated, replacing Heliopolis as the primary airport in the region. Today it is the second busiest airport in Africa, serving more than 11 million passengers annually. The FTS 8021 unidirectional airport approach lighting system aids pilots in acquiring the...

OL800 compact crane light installed at a Maryland job site

United Crane and Rigging – Northeastern USA

The OL800 offered the FAA compliance United Crane and Rigging required as well as GPS synchronization, rugged design, out-of-the-box setup and optional remote monitoring. By providing geopgrahical coordinates and application, the lights arrived pre-programmed and ready to install....

An A704 compact solar airport light installed at Parma Municipal Airport

Parma Municipal Airport – Idaho

In early 2018, the City of Parma installed Flash Technology solar runway lights and runway threshold lights at Parma Municipal Airport. Part of a larger airport viability upgrade, the lights expand the airport’s nighttime capabilities, allowing take-offs and landings all day and night. ...

Our Vanguard Medium FTS 370d flashes red at night on the middle of the Orlando Eye

Orlando Eye – Orlando, Florida

In the center of both sides of the Orlando Eye, Flash Technology's Vanguard Medium FTS 370 dual aviation obstruction light flashes white at day and red at night to ensure pilots are aware of the landmark's presence....

Widows Creek Power Plant in Alabama is lit by 10 FTB 205 high intensity obstruction lighting systems controlled by an FTC 121

Widows Creek – Stevenson, Alabama

Now owned by Google, Widows Creek boasted one of the world’s tallest chimneys at 1,001 feet (305 meters). The stacks at Widows Creek employed 10 FTB 205 utility tower lights to alert pilots of the old coal plant's presence. ...

Amazon's wind farm in Texas is lit by the FTS 370i wind turbine lighting system

Amazon Wind Farm – Snyder, Texas

The christening of the wind farm in October 2017 marked Amazon’s 18th renewable energy project, and they have 35 more in the works. Amazon employs the FTS 370i integrated wind turbine light for their wind power lighting needs....

Whiteman Air Force Base – Knob Noster, Missouri

A joint-service base with US Air Force, Army and Navy units, Whiteman AFB is located about 2 miles south of Knob Noster, Missouri. Whiteman can launch combat sorties directly from Missouri to any part of the globe. Whiteman AFB employs the FTS 800 voltage driven...

Oresund Bridge lighting Sweden Denmark

Oresund Bridge – Sweden and Denmark

An almost 10-mile (15.9 kilometer) engineering marvel, the Oresund Bridge, Peberholmen and Drodgen Tunnel transport passengers and freight via car and train across the Flinte Channel and Drodgen Strait. The towers of the Øresund Bridge are lit with FTB 205 high intensity white bridge lighting...

OL4 solar meteorological tower light installed in Costa Rica

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy – Costa Rica

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy required meteorological masts in compliance with national civil aviation regulations, and Flash Technology's OL800 and OL4 were an obvious fit. Both lights were installed on permanent meteorological masts at each of GME’s newest wind farms in Costa Rica....

The Bonriki International Airport in the Republic of Kiribati employs A650 taxiway edge lights

Bonriki International Airport – Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati

Sitting about 9 feet above sea level on a coral atoll, Bonriki Airport contains one runway. Trenching would have been difficult or impossible with the hard-coral ground. The government of Kiribati outfitted the site with solar107 solar runway lights and 41 solar taxiway lights, allowing...

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi unites Islamic culture through a combination of modern and historical art and architecture. Spanning 30 acres, the mosque has 82 domes and can accommodate more than 40,000 worshippers. Its minarets are lit with Flash Technology's FTB 310...

Bagram Air Force Base Afghanistan airport lighting

Bagram Airfield – Afghanistan

The largest US military base in Afghanistan. Bagram Airfield’s original runway is a 10,000-foot long dual runway capable of handling any size military aircraft. A second 11,500-foot runway was completed in 2006. The US military marks the runways of Bagram AFB with FTS 830 current-driven...

An OL2A blue safety light marks a Union Pacific railyard blue safety flag

Union Pacific Railroad – Des Moines, Iowa

The largest freight hauling network in the United States, the Union Pacific Railroad required an efficient, low-maintenance blue safety light to complement blue flags used in the railyard. The OL2A solar safety light helps ensure the railyard complied with Federal Railroad Administration safety regulations....

The Westin hotel in Nashville, Tennessee uses the FTS 361X-5 L-864 Medium Intensity Red Obstruction Lighting System

Westin Hotel – Nashville, Tennessee

At 27 stories high, the Westin Hotel provides a panoramic view for the region’s highest rooftop bar. Called L27, the sky-high venue includes seats for 200, a pool and, of course, live entertainment. In the Nashville, Tennessee skyline, the Westin is lit with an FTS...