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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

FTB 205 & FTB 302 beacons light Chicago's Willis Tower | Sears Tower

Willis Tower – Chicago, Illinois

Known as Sears Tower at its completion in 1973, Chicago’s Willis Tower has a pinnacle height of 1,482.6 ft. and remains one of the three highest freestanding structures in the Americas. It’s lit by FTB 204 high intensity xenon lighting and FTB 302 white medium

portable airfield lights at a USMC air base

Portable Airfield Lights Deployed for USMC Base in Middle East

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has ordered 60 of its GI-10W dual solar-powered lighting units. These portable airfield lights will be used at a US Marine Corps base in the Middle East to illuminate distance-to-go markers placed on each side of the runway. The lights aid pilots

Quito International Upgrades to Complete Solar Airport Lighting Solution

Quito International Airport in Quito, Ecuador has ordered 130 solar airport lights. This order is comprised of 90 blue taxiway lights, 40 barricade lights and corresponding accessories for a completely new solar airport lighting system. The Quito International Airport was in need of a cost-effective solution

Eagle Scouts install airfield lighting as part of a Leadership Challenge

Boulder City Airport – Nevada

The Boulder City Airport, a general aviation facility serving the citizens of Boulder City and the surrounding communities, needed to upgrade their taxiway lighting. Quick installation, easy relocation and significant cost savings made solar-powered taxiway lighting their preferred choice.

Bangkok International Airport utilizes the FTS 800 approach lighting system

Bangkok International Airport – Samut Prakan, Thailand

Bangkok International is the regional gateway and main hub for three airlines. It’s also home to the world tallest freestanding control tower (434 ft) BKK employs the FTS 800 voltage driven omnidirectional approach airport lighting system.

Theodore Airport runway

Theodore Airport – Queensland, Australia

With only one medical practice, citizens served by Theodore Airport rely heavily on medevac services. When the services could no longer safely land after dark, townspeople raised funds for new airport lighting. SOlar was chosen for its lower installation and maintenance costs.

The Taichung Power Plant employs FTB 204 high intensity white utility tower lighting systems

Taichung Power Plant – Longjing, Taiwan

Located in the Longjing district of Taichung, Taiwan, the Taichung Power Plant is the largest coal-fired power station in the world. The plant employs FTB 204 high intensity white utility tower lighting systems.

Many general aviation airports employ solar airfield lights for nighttime operations

Southport Flying Club – Gold Coast, Australia

A self-contained airport lighting system installed recently on the Gold Coast may indicate a new trend for general aviation airfields and an opportunity for many airfields to install lighting for the first time. Southport Flying Club has installed solar airport lights, which is a first

A704 military runway lights installed at an air base

Ali Al Salem Air Base Opts for Solar Airfield Lights

The airfield division has received an order for 600 units of its AW1601 601 stake mounting systems from the US Air Force (USAF). These solar airfield lights will be installed at the Ali Al Salem Forward Operating Base in Kuwait, which currently uses more than

solar infrared runway lights installed at a USA air base

Air Bases Use Solar Infrared Runway Lights for NVG Ops

The US Air National Guard and US Air Force have ordered 60 A702-IR infrared runway lights, with the new manual switch for programming, to be installed on 2 combat runways for night vision goggle (NVG) operations in St. Joseph’s, Missouri and Altus, Oklahoma. These orders

General Atomics Grey Butte Field

Restricted Airport Test Center Relies on Solar Taxiway Lights

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated ordered ICAO compliant Model 601 solar-powered LED taxiway lights. The lights will be used for the General Atomics Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Airport Project and installed at the restricted Airport Grey Butte Flight Test Center in California. With an increasing need for

FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system on the Svinesund Bridge between Norway & Sweden

Svinesund Bridge – Norway & Sweden

Arching 302 ft. above the Iddefjord between Halden, Norway and Strömstad, Sweden, the Svinesund bridge links Oslo with Gothenburg, Malmö, Copenhagen and cities throughout Europe. This bridge is lit by an FTB 205 single enclosure xenon lighting system.

solar heliport lighting

Solar Helipad Lights Provide Quick Solution at Tallil AFB

The Tallil Air Force Base in Iraq ordered heliport lights for installation on the heliport section of its airfield. Fifty (50) of Model 702 helipad lights will be used for permanent installation along with sixty (60) units each of the corresponding mounting accessories (includes spares). Using