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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.

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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.

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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:

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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

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King Khalid International Airport – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

When KKIA needed to upgrade their runway end identifier lighting system, they found Flash's FTS 8xx voltage-driven unidirectional light. The light complies with FAA and ICAO lighting requirements operates at a lower voltage and is compatible with air-to-ground radio controllers and remote systems.

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

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

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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.

OL800 compact crane light installed at a Maryland job site

United Crane and Rigging – Northeastern USA

The OL800 offered the FAA compliance United Crane and Rigging required as well as GPS synchronization, rugged design, out-of-the-box setup and optional remote monitoring. By providing geopgrahical coordinates and application, the lights arrived pre-programmed and ready to install.

Vanguard® Medium FTS 370 Series

As leaders in lighting compliance since 1969, Flash Technology provides turnkey solutions with a collaborative approach — ensuring you receive a reliable, cost-effective solution that meets your unique lighting needs. The legacy continues with the robust Vanguard Medium.

An A704 compact solar airport light installed at Parma Municipal Airport

Parma Municipal Airport – Idaho

In early 2018, the City of Parma installed Flash Technology solar runway lights and runway threshold lights at Parma Municipal Airport. Part of a larger airport viability upgrade, the lights expand the airport’s nighttime capabilities, allowing take-offs and landings all day and night.