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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....

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...

OL800 compact crane light installed at a Maryland job site

Solar Crane Warning Lights Save Time and Money

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....

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: ...

how Flash Technology solar lights work

How Solar Airfield Lights and Solar Obstruction Lights Work

Our solar lights are self-contained, meaning the solar panels, batteries and LEDs are built into a single enclosure. This compact design simplifies the installation process—just mount the light and configure it to turn on at night, and it’s ready to go. So how does a...

When Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans, solar airfield lights and solar obstruction lights helped emergency service respond more safely

Solar LED Lights Offer Rapid Solutions for Emergency Response

How do you prepare for emergencies? Our solar airfield lights and obstruction lights are built tough and guaranteed to perform in extreme weather—whether you are dealing with a flood, hurricane, earthquake or another emergency. ...

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

In 1963 Cairo International Airport was inaugurated, replacing Heliopolis as the primary airport in the region. Today it is the second busiest airport in Africa, serving more than 11 million passengers annually. The FTS 8021 unidirectional airport approach lighting system aids pilots in acquiring the...