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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....

A wind turbine under construction should be lit by a red obstruction light at night

Demystifying Obstruction Lighting During Wind Turbine Construction

Paul Longley, sales engineer, provides regulatory expertise on obstruction lighting for 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 one...

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...

Vanguard aviation obstruction light offers infrared LEDs to aid pilots with NVG or NVIS led safety

Flash Announces New LED Safety Features

Franklin, Tenn. (February 18, 2016) - As the market for LED tower lighting continues to grow, so does the demand for increased LED safety features. The Flash Technology Vanguard® infrared (IR) obstruction light addresses a growing need. LED obstruction lighting requires night vision goggle (NVG) compatibility,...

Solar airport lights at Ellisras Airport in Africa

News Ghana Interview at Africa Airport Expansion Summit

Originally published in News Ghana on February 18, 2016   “It is possible to have airfield lighting at every airport; all your domestic airports, regional airports and international airports. This improves safety which is a major concern. It also improves access to global markets so you can...

10 airports in Nigeria employ solar airfield lighting to mark their runways

Nigerian Airports Choose Solar Airfield Lighting

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is dedicated to being a world-class provider of safe, secure and efficient services for the carriage of passengers and goods across Nigeria. Lighting runways to allow for nighttime use is a key component of FAAN’s stated goal and...

medium intensity flashing red obstruction light on tower

Portugal Power Marks Towers with OL800 Obstruction Lights

Flash Technology distributor InfoControl has installed a large number of solar obstruction lights in Portugal. The Flash Technology OL800 LED obstruction light has been successfully installed on 150 Portugal power towers, increasing safety by making the structures visible to air traffic. The towers and corresponding power lines that cross over...

Flash Shares Tower Climbing Video

The structures that use Flash Technology tower lighting products are, by definition, some of the most prominent in any landscape. But the individuals who scale those structures, installing and maintaining lighting systems, are the little-known heroes of the tower industry. Specializing in drone aerial imaging...

Penonomé Wind Farm wind turbine lighting

Penonomé Wind Farm – Panama

Spanning more than 46,000 acres in Panama’s Coclé province, Wind Farm Penonomé is the largest wind farm in Central America. It boasts 108 wind turbines with a total wind capacity of 270 megawatts. The Vanguard Medium FTS 370i integrated wind turbine lighting system marks farm....