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Understanding Airfield Lighting Intensity Requirements

The sea of lights at an airport might seem overwhelming, but each light has a specific purpose. These lights are designed to be seen and direct pilots on the ground at night and in conditions of reduced visibility. There are specific standards that each light

OL4 solar meteorological tower light installed in Costa Rica

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy – Costa Rica

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy required meteorological masts in compliance with national civil aviation regulations, and Flash Technology's OL800 and OL4 were an obvious fit. Both lights were installed on permanent meteorological masts at each of GME’s newest wind farms in Costa Rica.

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Sunstone’s IP CCTV System a novel use for solar obstruction lights

Solar-powered innovation at its best Think differently—that’s what Sunstone did to develop their newly patented Solar IP CCTV System (SICS), which allows customers to remotely monitor a site across a wireless network in a remote area via a solar-powered surveillance camera. The system is installed in

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Flash Technology to Light FirstNet Communications Towers

You’ve seen headlines covering disasters and emergencies, and officials calling for improved response tactics. To address this ongoing issue, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and AT&T will launch a wireless broadband public-safety network nationwide. Flash Technology will be the obstruction lighting provider for new

Summer-Fall 2017 Event Schedule

We’re already looking forward to cooler fall temps and these great trade events. If any are on your calendar, we would love to see you there. Contact sales for a one-on-one meeting during an event or to schedule a private tower lighting system demo. Alabama Broadcasters Association

Protecting All Air Traffic, Birds Included

Editors of AGL Magazine asked Flash Technology to provide insights on how FAA AC 70/7460-1L impacts tower site operations for the June 2017 issue. Protecting All Air Traffic, Birds Included Changes in Federal Aviation Administration regulations give tower owners options for configuring obstruction marking to protect aviation

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Bonriki International Airport – Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati

Sitting about 9 feet above sea level on a coral atoll, Bonriki Airport contains one runway. Trenching would have been difficult or impossible with the hard-coral ground. The government of Kiribati outfitted the site with solar107 solar runway lights and 41 solar taxiway lights, allowing

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi unites Islamic culture through a combination of modern and historical art and architecture. Spanning 30 acres, the mosque has 82 domes and can accommodate more than 40,000 worshippers. Its minarets are lit with Flash Technology's FTB 310

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Obstruction Lighting during Wind Farm Construction

Ensure your wind turbines comply with federal lighting regulations by adhering to these three FAA requirements for lighting wind farm construction sites. You cannot use a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) to justify leaving turbines unlit at night. Once turbines reach a height of 200 feet (61

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OSHA Safety Stand Down

Falls are a leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. In 2015 alone, 350 construction workers died as a result of a fall. One in four of these falling from a ladder and one in three falling from heights exceeding 15 feet. Since falls are

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FTC 121-2 High Intensity Controller Technical Bulletin

Flash Technology is issuing this technical bulletin as a reminder of the designed behavior of the FTC 121-2 High Intensity Controller (xenon) when placed in Auto Acknowledge mode. Monitoring has evolved and many sites have converted to dry contact monitoring through a cellular connected monitoring

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Flash Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Providing clients with obstruction lighting products and services that meet or exceed quality requirements and expectations has always underlined Flash Technology’s mission. Every day we commit ourselves to continuous improvement throughout the company. In support of this effort, we first received ISO 9001:2008 certification in April

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Bagram Airfield – Afghanistan

The largest US military base in Afghanistan. Bagram Airfield’s original runway is a 10,000-foot long dual runway capable of handling any size military aircraft. A second 11,500-foot runway was completed in 2006. The US military marks the runways of Bagram AFB with FTS 830 current-driven

FTS 371 Vanguard Red LED tower lighting

Discover Vanguard® Red Tower Lighting

New FTS 371 product line offers an entry level option to the affordable Vanguard Red tower lighting series   Franklin, Tenn. (February 22, 2017) – Last October, Flash Technology launched the latest in red LED tower lighting with the Vanguard Red FTS 371 SMART. This product introduced

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Spring 2017 Trade Show Schedule

We’re excited to kick off the 2017 trade show season with NATE UNITE later this month! Outlined below is our spring 2017 trade show schedule. If you plan to attend any of these events, we’d love to see you. Contact sales to schedule a one-on-one meeting