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Manufacturing Day 2016 | Tower Lights & Obstruction Lights

Flash Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2016

Each October, chambers of commerce across America partner with schools and manufacturers to celebrate Manufacturing Day. The annual event exposes the next generation of the American workforce to the variety of career paths available in manufacturing. Today, Williamson, Inc. and students from Williamson County schools joined

FTW 175 SAT launch | Satellite monitoring device for xenon & LED tower lighting systems

Flash Announces Satellite Monitoring Options

Franklin, Tenn. (October 5, 2016) – In 2012, Flash learned that our MSAT satellite monitoring solution would be supported through the end of 2013. We notified our customers and started looking for alternate solutions. The MSAT solution requires specific hardware that we have been unable

Vanguard Red FTS 371 SMART | LED red light controller | FAA aviation obstruction lighting | Tower types A0 - A1

Flash Technology Launches Vanguard® Red Series

Vanguard Red FTS 371 SMART offers affordable, accurate and reliable LED aviation obstruction lighting   Franklin, Tenn. (October 3, 2016) — Flash Technology, a global leader in aviation obstruction lighting solutions, announces the launch of the Vanguard Red series with the FTS 371 SMART. The series supports

An OL2A blue safety light marks a Union Pacific railyard blue safety flag

Union Pacific Railroad – Des Moines, Iowa

The largest freight hauling network in the United States, the Union Pacific Railroad required an efficient, low-maintenance blue safety light to complement blue flags used in the railyard. The OL2A solar safety light helps ensure the railyard complied with Federal Railroad Administration safety regulations.

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Flash Attends CTIA Super Mobility 2016

Flash Technology enjoyed this year's CTIA Super Mobility event on September 7-9, 2016 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, NV. In booth 4548, we discussed FAA AC 70-7460-1L and how the HR 636 FAA Extension, Safety and Security Act impacts lighting requirements on structures

Field Services earns NATE STAR certification

Flash Technology Earns NATE STAR Certification

We proudly announce that Flash Technology Field Services is certified by the NATE STAR (safety, training, accountability and reliability) initiative. NATE established the STAR initiative in order to establish an industry-wide culture of safety. The program recognizes tower industry companies who voluntarily adopt and adhere to

MET tower lighting requirements HR 636 FAA extension

Lighting Requirements on Structures Below 200’ AGL

Congress recently passed HR 636 FAA Extension, Safety & Security Act, which serves as a one-year budget extension for the FAA. It contains several directives that must be addressed over the next year. One is to change the lighting requirements of tower marking for structures

The Westin hotel in Nashville, Tennessee uses the FTS 361X-5 L-864 Medium Intensity Red Obstruction Lighting System

Westin Hotel – Nashville, Tennessee

At 27 stories high, the Westin Hotel provides a panoramic view for the region’s highest rooftop bar. Called L27, the sky-high venue includes seats for 200, a pool and, of course, live entertainment. In the Nashville, Tennessee skyline, the Westin is lit with an FTS

An A704 solar runway light installed at a Bahamas airport

Family Islands Airports – The Bahamas

16 remote airports throughout The Bahamas required lighting in order to cost-effectively improve nighttime airfield safety. With solar lighting, they didn’t need electrical infrastructure or technical expertise. Flash Technology's field-proven and reliable solar airfield lighting was easy to install without any disruption to airfield operations.

FAA obstruction lighting for wind turbines under construction

Demystifying Obstruction Lighting During Wind Turbine Construction

Paul Longley, sales engineer, provides regulatory expertise on obstruction lighting for FAA wind turbines under construction for North American Windpower. Demystifying Obstruction Lighting During Wind Turbine Construction What you need to know about the new Federal Administration Guidelines   Statistically, wind turbines don’t cause many aviation accidents, but even

The British Royal Air Force employs FTS 800 series runway approach lights at RAF Mildenhall

RAF Mildenhall – Suffolk, United Kingdom

RAF Mildenhall has hosted units from the USAF Air Combat Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Mobility Command and United States Air Forces in Europe, as well as United States Navy units. The RAF employs FTS 800 voltage driven L-849 unidirectional airport lighting to

Vanguard SMART series & FTM 190 now offer SNMPv3 protocols for enhanced obstruction light monitoring service & security

Flash Enhances Monitoring Service & Security

Franklin, Tenn. (April 24, 2016) - Flash Technology, a global leader in obstruction lighting, announces enhanced monitoring service & security for Vanguard® SMART series and FTM 190 monitoring devices. The leading remote monitoring products are now equipped with simple network management protocol version 3 encryption

Flash Shares NATE Tower Safety Video

Behind every Flash Technology tower lighting product, a climbing team scaled the heights to install that vital hardware. It’s a career that demands the utmost in professionalism and adherence to best practices. Flash invites you to discover the latest tower safety video dedicated to maintaining

2016 Flash Technology FAA Obstruction Lighting Medium Intensity interactive Buyer's Guide

Flash Releases New Interactive Buyer’s Guide

Flash Technology announces a new tool in product research and information, the interactive Buyer's Guide. The guide is a catalog of our medium intensity lighting product line with available features, options and specifications. Designed to describe lighting systems, capabilities and options, the guide may also be

limerick generating power plant tower lighting

Limerick Generating Plant – Pottsdale, Pennsylvania

Located northwest of Philadelphia next to the Schuylkill River, the Limerick Generating Station meets the electrical needs of more than 2 million households. Marked with FTB 205 high intensity white tower lighting systems, its cooling towers can be seen from the One Liberty Observation Deck