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.

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...

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

Gateway Arch – St. Louis, Missouri

The Gateway Arch gracefully rises 630 feet (192 m) above the west bank of the Mississippi River. It salutes the westward expansion of the United States and is the focal point of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. The Arch was designed by Finnish-American architect Eero...

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 original Port Mann Bridge opened in 1964. It was a steel arch bridge carrying five lanes of Trans-Canada Highway traffic. To address congestion, the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation completed construction on the new Port...

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 on the communes of Saint-Etienne-de-Lugdarès and Astet in Ardèche, France, the Cham Longe wind farm contains 14 turbines with a total installed power capacity of 23 megawatts. Commissioned in 2006, phase 1 included 12 turbines...

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. (829.8 m) Burj Khalifa (burj is Arabic for tower) is the world’s tallest structure. The building’s Y-shaped plan accommodates both residential and hotel occupancy. Its exterior design reflects elements of Islamic architecture, including the...

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. Its 977 ft. (298 m) height improves television reception for Bay Area residents, who previously received signals...

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 held the title of world’s tallest building for nearly 25 years. With a pinnacle height of 1,482.6 ft. (451.9 m), it remains one of the three highest freestanding structures in the Americas. With more...

Bangkok International Airport utilizes the FTS 800 approach lighting system

Bangkok International Airport – Samut Prakan, Thailand

Also known as Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok International (BKK) is located on what once was called Nong Nguhao (Cobra Swamp). Located 16 miles (25 km) east of downtown, BKK is the regional gateway and main hub for three airlines. BKK is home to the world tallest...

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 a coal-fired power plant with an installed coal-fired generation capacity of 5,500 MW. Not only is it the largest coal-fired power station in the world, it’s also the world's largest emitter of...

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

Svinesund Bridge – Norway & Sweden

Arching 302 ft. (92 m) above the Iddefjord between Halden, Norway and Strömstad, Sweden, the Svinesund bridge opened to traffic on June 13, 2005. A joint venture of the Swedish and Norwegian road authorities, it carries European Route E6, the major traffic artery linking Oslo...

FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system lights the Torre Antel, the tallest building in Uruguay

Torre Antel – Montevideo, Uruguay

Torre de las Telecomunicaciones, or Torre Antel, is the tallest building in Uruguay and the headquarters of the country’s government-owned telecommunications company, ANTEL. Its distinctive profile includes 35 floors plus an antenna spire reaching 560 ft. (170 m) above Montevideo’s bay. A viewing floor on...