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FTS 812(L) runway threshold (REIL/RTIL) light installed in Smyrna, Tenn.

FTS 812(L) REIL/RTIL Light Product Announcement

Flash Technology, a global leader in aids-to-navigation solutions, announces the launch of the FTS 812(L) runway end identifier light (REIL). Also referred to as runway threshold identification lights (RTIL), runway threshold lights are installed facing the approach and mark the end of an active runway.

Field Services installs an FTS 812(L) runway threshold identifier light (RTIL) at Smyrna Airport

Improving Airport Safety with Low Voltage Assets

Safety is always the number one priority for airport asset managers and maintainers. Airports carry a high danger risk; maintaining legacy airport lighting systems requires detailed knowledge and first-hand experience.

Painted electrical transmission towers require aviation red paint for day and flashing red lights for night

5 Benefits of Solar Tower Lights for Utilities

We've seen a solar-powered lighting trend among our utility customers, to circumvent logistical challenges involved in marking telecom and transmission towers. Discover the 5 key benefits of solar obstruction light solutions.

telecom tower

Vanguard® Medium FTS 370x SMART Product Bulletin

To improve lead times and installation flexibility, Flash created a new config for Vanguard FTS 370d SMART obstruction lights. Technicians may now use a generic SMART unit (system controller and flashhead) on any site, and pair it with a modem that provides the best coverage

FTS 8021 airport approach lighting system at RAF Lakenheath

RAF Lakenheath – Brandon, Suffolk, UK

Home to the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath is the largest base operated by the USAF in the UK. The station employs an FTS 8021, a 21-light voltage-driven airfield lighting system, with an FTC 183 ALS controller.

Gary shows the FTS 370 medium intensity obstruction light and new FTS 270 high intensity obstruction light at NAB 2018

2021 Trade Events

Stop by our booth at these 2021 events for an in-person tower light demo or to discuss how FAA and ICAO lighting regulations may impact your sites.

An L-810 obstruction light or side marker light on a tower leg

3 ways to tell a MKR 372 from a MKR 371

Flash Technology released MKR 372 to conform with the recently released AC 150/5345-43J. MKR 372 is very similar to its predecessor, MKR 371. Here are 3 easy ways to differentiate between infrared and non-IR L-810 obstruction lights.

KCTC Sacramento tower tier 1 beacon being leveled

KCTC Broadcast Tower – Sacramento, California

Operating AM and FM broadcasting on the same tower presents significant radio frequency (RF) interference, which negatively interfered with KCTC Sacramento's tower lights. Learn how Flash resolved the tower's communications issues.