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Vanguard High FTS 270, the latest in high intensity LED obstruction lights

Vanguard® High FTS 270 Product Announcement

Flash Technology announces the launch of the Vanguard High FTS 270 LED tower lighting system. The system is appropriate for broadcast towers, skyscrapers, smokestacks, bridges and other applications requiring high intensity obstruction lights....

Vanguard FTS 370i-2 integrated wind turbine obstruction light

Vanguard® FTS 370i-2 Product Announcement

The new Vanguard FTS 370i-2 IR incorporates infrared LEDs for NVG and NVIS visibility, per FAA AC 150/5345-43J. The FAA L-864 offers a suite of other features....

CTI Towers and Flash Technology at Wireless West

CTI Towers and Flash Technology Announce Agreement for Tower Light Compliance Services

Includes Installation, Monitoring and Maintenance Services   Cary, NC. (15 April 2019) — CTI Towers Inc, one of the largest privately-held tower companies in the United States, announces it has entered into an agreement for obstruction lighting services with Flash Technology, a global leader in aids-to-navigation solutions....

Skyline view of Monterrey Mexico, one of many cities where Flash seeks to grow obstruction lighting business

Flash Technology Expands Latin American Operations

Product and Staffing Enhancements Offer Improved Service to Central and South America   Franklin, Tenn. (February 25, 2019) — Flash Technology, a global leader in aids-to-navigation solutions, announces a series of initiatives to better serve the Mexico and Latin America obstruction lighting markets. In the summer of 2018,...

An OL800 solar obstruction light marks a mining road

SPX Completes Acquisition of Marine and Obstruction Lighting Business of Carmanah

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPXC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Sabik Marine and obstruction lighting business of Carmanah Technologies Corporation. The results of the purchased business will be reported with SPX’s Communication Technologies businesses...

A white and red painted tower with microwave antenna

Vanguard® Red FTS 371 SMART SNMP Product Announcement

Flash Technology announces the Vanguard® Red FTS 371 SMART SNMP, a red obstruction light with SNMP traps. The FTS 371 SNMP is ideal for tower owners who require SNMP monitoring capabilities on painted red towers....

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

2019 Trade Events

Stop by our booth at these 2019 events for an in-person tower light demo or to discuss how FAA and ICAO lighting regulations may impact your sites....

A students dons a tower climber safety harness at Manufacturing Day 2018

Flash Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018

On Friday, October 26, Flash Technology hosted 40 students from Fairview High School in Williamson County in observation of Manufacturing Day 2018. The event’s purpose is to enlighten students of the career paths available in manufacturing....

Vanguard Medium red beacon beam pattern

Vanguard® Medium FTS 370 Firmware 3.6

Flash Technology is issuing this technical bulletin to notify customers, sales, technical support and service teams that a firmware release will start shipping with all Vanguard Medium FTS 370x tower lighting orders starting October 24, 2018. The new obstruction lighting system firmware includes the following features: ...

Installed coupling transformer for FTB 205 high intensity lighting system

Improved Operation for FTB 205 Lighting Systems

In June 2018, the FTB 205 high intensity xenon tower lighting system began shipping with a new coupling transformer assembly. Integrating couplers into the transformer assembly increases the reliability of the lighting system by improving tube and trigger performance. For additional information, please download the instruction sheet...

Cairo International Airport uses FTS 800 airport approach lighting systems

Cairo International Airport – Cairo, Egypt

The United States Air Force originally built Payne Airfield (now Cairo International Airport) in the 1940s. A major air cargo and passenger hub, it served Allied Forces in World War II. After the war, American forces vacated the airfield and the Civil Aviation Authority took over...

Flash employs pedestrian and forklift traffic lanes as well as padded rubber matting to alleviate joint stress and the chance for electric shock in our manufacturing production lines.

Workplace Safety is a Top Priority

No service or job is so urgent and important that work cannot be performed in a safe manner. Flash Technology embodies this belief and expects employees to maintain safety standards in every aspect of their role. To enforce these standards, Flash Technology developed a safety...

Broadcast communications towers

TECK90 Cabling System Technical Bulletin

Available in #8 and #6 gauge, TECK90 cables facilitate quicker, more cost-effective lighting system installations versus conduit. Designed for challenging environments including extremes of wet, damp and dry conditions, TECK90 resists chemical and mechanical abuse and is suitable for hazardous locations. ...

Thunder Ranch supplies the energy to brew Budweiser and is FTS 370i wind farm lighting

Budweiser Wind Farm at Thunder Ranch – Billings, Oklahoma

Budweiser is committed to shifting 100% of their global brewery operations to renewable energy by 2025. They claim this "impact is equivalent to taking 48,000 passenger vehicles off the road every year." Step one was just realized in the United States. Starting in 2018, all US-produced beers...