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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

Singapore Air Force deploys military airfield lighting solutions

Republic of Singapore Air Force Exercise Torrent 2016

To ensure military capability under all conditions, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) converts a 2.5-km section of Lim Chu Kang Road in Singapore into an active runway. This capability was last demonstrated in 2016 during Operation Torrent. A total of 12 fighter jets (F-15s and F-16s) took off and

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Portable Airfield Lighting Trailer Product Announcement

Flash Technology introduced the newest product in its airfield lighting line: the Portable Airfield Lighting Trailer (PALT). Ideal for military, police and airport operators, the PALT’s fully configurable trailer can store 112 lights, enabling lighting for runways up to 4,000 m to be deployed in minutes!

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Temporary and Emergency Solutions for Airports and Helipads

An industry leader in portable airfield lighting, Flash's solar airport lighting products have demonstrated that they can stand up to the harshest conditions and operate reliably, independent of electrical infrastructure. The airport lights are self-contained, easy to install and require virtually no maintenance for an

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

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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

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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

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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