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Runway lights at Eskom

Runway Lights: The 4 Cs of Airport Lighting

The performance of airport lighting is comprised of 4 key attributes: configuration, color, coverage and candela. It may sound simple, yet a surprising number of those in the air travel industry don't understand how these elements combine to form a runway lighting system.

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.

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:

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

A runway at King Khalid International Airport

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.