Flash Around the World

From the Burj Khalifa in Dubai to the Freedom Tower in New York City, Flash Technology has installed industry-leading lighting systems around the world. Buildings, towers, wind farms, airports 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 a select set of project examples below as well as our FAA and ICAO-compliant obstruction lighting solutions.

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

Orlando Eye – Orlando, Florida

A 400-foot tall giant Ferris wheel, the Orlando Eye is the tallest observation wheel on the East Coast and less than 10 miles from many major Orlando-area attractions. 1 mile to the convention center 2.3 miles to Universal Studios 2.5 miles to SeaWorld 7.3 miles...

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

A major coal-fired power station, Widows Creek Fossil Plant provided electricity to northeast Alabama for more than 60 years. Its 8 units could generate a total of 9 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year. The plant also boasted one of the world’s tallest chimneys at...

Whiteman Air Force Base – Knob Noster, Missouri

A joint-service base with Air Force, Army and Navy units, Whiteman Air Force Base 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’s host unit is the Air Force’s 509th...

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. This direct, 35-minute train ride connecting Malmö, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark has allowed residents to easily...

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. More than 3,000 artisans planned and crafted the facility using materials from 14 countries. The mosque is readily distinguished by its solid white Macedonian...

Bagram Air Force Base Afghanistan airport lighting

Bagram Airfield – Afghanistan

Bagram Airfield, or Bagram Air Base, is the largest US military base in Afghanistan. It is located next to the ancient city of Bagram, about 35 miles north of Kabul. The International Civil Aviators Organization (ICAO) ID for Bagram Airfield is OAIX, and it is...

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

Westin Hotel – Nashville, Tennessee

The Grand Ole Opry House, Country Music Hall of Fame and the legendary honky-tonks and dance halls of Nashville, Tennessee have been joined by a striking recent addition to the state capital’s downtown skyline, the Westin Hotel. Topped off in early 2016, the Westin is...

The British Royal Air Force employs FTS 800 series runway approach lights at RAF Mildenhall

RAF Mildenhall – Suffolk, United Kingdom

Officially opened in 1934, RAF Mildenhall hosted 350 aircraft when King George V visited during his Silver Jubilee in 1935. During World War II, aircrews launched more than 8,000 sorties from the base, flying Wellington, Short Stirling and Avro Lancaster bombers. As the Korean conflict...

limerick generating power plant tower lighting

Limerick Generating Plant – Pottsdale, Pennsylvania

Located northwest of Philadelphia next to the Schuylkill River, the Limerick Generating Station in has two General Electric boiling water reactor (BWR) units that are cooled by natural draft cooling towers. The generation capacity of the two units 2,317 MW. This meets the electrical needs...

Penonomé Wind Farm wind turbine lighting

Penonomé Wind Farm – Panama

Spanning more than 46,000 acres in Panama’s Coclé province, Wind Farm Penonomé is the largest wind farm in Central America. It boasts 108 wind turbines with a total wind capacity of 270 megawatts. In addition to creating almost 500 jobs, estimated environmental impacts include: Meeting 7%...

Wind Farms Across America

According to the American Wind Energy Association, wind farms across America operate in 40 states plus Puerto Rico and produce more than 88,000 jobs. With heights that often exceed 200 feet, wind turbines are considered obstructions to air navigation by the FAA and require approved illumination...

FTS 370d lights the Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, OH

Cedar Point – Sandusky, Ohio

On a peninsula in Lake Erie, Cedar Point, the second-oldest amusement park in the United States is home to five roller coasters taller than 200 feet (61 m)—more than any other park on Earth. Opened in 1870, the park now includes 365 acres (1.48 sq...

Freedom Tower / One World Trade Center uses an FTB 205

Freedom Tower – New York, New York

Freedom Tower is officially named One World Trade Center, the same as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center destroyed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Standing 104 floors and 94 actual stories high, and topped by an antenna spire, it is...

São Bento do Norte Wind Farm Brazil

São Bento do Norte Wind Farm – Brazil

A sleepy coastal town in northeastern Brazil, São Bento do Norte is home to about 3,000 residents. The district also hosts a 94 MW wind complex. The São Bento do Norte wind complex comprises 47 Vestas 2MW turbines installed across the district. São Bento do Norte...

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 an essential part of America’s military presence in the Pacific since before the end of World War II. Kadena is home to the United States Air Force’s largest combat wing—the 18th Wing—and associated units. Team Kadena includes nearly 18,000 Americans and...