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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

Freedom Tower / One World Trade Center uses an FTB 205

Freedom Tower – New York, New York

Officially named One World Trade Center, the same as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the second tallest freestanding structure. An FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system marks the

São Bento do Norte Wind Farm Brazil

São Bento do Norte Wind Farm – Brazil

The São Bento do Norte wind complex comprises 47 Vestas 2MW turbines installed across the district and is lit with Flash Technology's ICAO-compliant FTS 370d Vanguard Medium wind turbine lights.

United States Air Force uses FTS 830 approach lighting system at Kadena Air Base Okinawa, Japan

Kadena Air Base – Okinawa, Japan

Kadena Air Base is home to the United States Air Force’s largest combat wing—the 18th Wing—and associated units. Kadena helps pilots acquire the runway with Flash's FTS 830 current-driven airport lighting.

Tsay Keh Dene runway lighting

Tsay Keh Dene First Nation

Tsay Keh Dene, a rural Canadian First Nations community, relies on a 4,500 ft runway to move supplies, groceries and community members to nearby towns. One of its most critical uses is medical. The absence of runway edge and threshold lighting after dusk meant that

FTS 360i L-864 LED system sits atop the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri

Gateway Arch – St. Louis, Missouri

Saluting the westward expansion of the United States, the Gateway Arch gracefully rises 630’ above the west bank of the Mississippi River. An FTS 360i Vanguard integrated L-864 LED obstruction lighting system lights the Gateway Arch.

Jordan military helipad lgihts

Jordan Military Helipad Lighting

A Jordanian military client required the supply, installation and commission of 4 solar helipad lighting systems within a one-month timeframe. The A650 and our unique solar power array offered a controlled, reliable and portable system without dependency on an external power source and met the

An A704 installed at a Canadian Forces Base

CFB Trenton and CFD Mountain View – Ontario, Canada

CFB Trenton required a temporary lighting solution with NVG compatibility and rugged enough to function in the harsh Canadian winter. Our lights were temporarily installed on the main runway for training purposes. After training, the lights were moved to CFD Mountain View, where they support

Vancouver Port Mann Bridge FTB 225 high intensity strobe

Port Mann Bridge – Vancouver, British Columbia

Spanning the Fraser River to connect cities within metro Vancouver, the Port Mann Bridge is a tiered-arch bridge. The towers are approximately 246’ above deck level, with a total height of 535’ from the footings. The bridge employs the FTB 225 high intensity xenon lighting

Cham Longe wind farm in Ardèche, France is lit by FTB 310 tower lighting system

Cham Longe Wind Farm – Ardèche, France

Located amidst the beautiful scenery of the Monts d'Ardèche regional park in France, the Cham Longe wind farm contains 14 turbines with a total installed power capacity of 23 megawatts. The wind farm employs the Flash Technology FTB 310 white xenon obstruction lighting system.

Calgary Airport construction, to add new concourse and solar airport lights

YYC Upgrade Incorporates Solar Airport Lighting

Flash Technology solar LED airport lights are being installed at Calgary International Airport (YYC) as part of a massive facility upgrade. A new international concourse, expected to be completed by 2015, will incorporate sustainable design principles, reduce energy consumption and minimize environmental impact. The first phase

FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system sits atop Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE

Burj Khalifa – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Completed in 2009 and officially opened in 2010, the 2,722 ft. Burj Khalifa (burj is Arabic for tower) is the world’s tallest structure. Burj Khalifa uses the Flash Technology FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system.

FTB 225 high intensity xenon strobes protect airspace at Sutro Broadcast Tower, San Francisco

Sutro Broadcast Tower – San Francisco, California

An iconic presence on the San Francisco skyline since its construction in 1973, the three-pronged Sutro Broadcast Tower rises from a hill between Mount Sutro and Twin Peaks. At 977’, Sutro is painted red for day and lit by the FTB 225 high intensity dual

Solar taxiway lights at Elmendorf Air Force Based in Alaska

Elmendorf Air Force Base – Anchorage, Alaska

The largest base in the state of Alaska, Elmendorf AFB was established in June 1940 by the US army and transferred to the US Air Force in March 1959. Elmendorf was the first USAFB to trial our solar airfield lights in 2002.