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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.

More than 600 solar airport lights provide poor weather, evening and nighttime guidance at Truckee Tahoe Airport

Truckee Tahoe Airport – Truckee, California

As part of a safety improvement program at this general aviation facility, Truckee Tahoe Airport first installed solar-powered taxiway lights in 2003. After a thorough analysis, solar enabled them to save over $272,000 versus a cabled, AC-powered system!

Wind Farms Across America

According to the American Wind Energy Association, wind farms across America operate in 40 states plus Puerto Rico and produce more than 88,000 jobs. Flash is proud to light many of these wind turbines with the Vanguard Medium FTS 370d, FTS 370i and FTB 324

Flash Technology's experts review North American obstruction lighting for North American Windpower article

Flash Experts Parse North American Obstruction Lighting

Editors of North American Windpower asked Flash Technology to provide technical expertise regarding the current state of North American obstruction lighting, including standards and lighting regulations. Flash provided the following insights. Navigating North American Obstruction Lighting Standards Aviation obstruction lights have been seen on tall structures since

The WindSeeker at Cedar Point is manufactured by Mondial Rides and list by an FTS 370d aviation tower lighting system.

Cedar Point – Sandusky, Ohio

On a peninsula in Lake Erie, Cedar Point is the second-oldest amusement park in the United States and home to 6 roller coasters taller than 200 feet. As with other tall structures, amusement park rides of a certain height have to marked for day and

Freedom Tower / One World Trade Center uses an FTB 205

Freedom Tower – New York, New York

Officially named One World Trade Center, the same as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the second tallest freestanding structure. An FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system marks the

Vanguard II FTS 370 launch

Flash Technology Launches Vanguard II Obstruction Lighting Systems

Advanced medium intensity obstruction lighting system now available with higher surge suppression ratings and more features   Franklin, Tenn. (April 14, 2014) - Flash Technology announces the launch of the Vanguard II product line, an FAA certified medium intensity dual obstruction lighting system. Vanguard II provides obstruction lighting

São Bento do Norte Wind Farm Brazil

São Bento do Norte Wind Farm – Brazil

The São Bento do Norte wind complex comprises 47 Vestas 2MW turbines installed across the district and is lit with Flash Technology's ICAO-compliant FTS 370d Vanguard Medium wind turbine lights.

United States Air Force uses FTS 830 approach lighting system at Kadena Air Base Okinawa, Japan

Kadena Air Base – Okinawa, Japan

Kadena Air Base is home to the United States Air Force’s largest combat wing—the 18th Wing—and associated units. Kadena helps pilots acquire the runway with Flash's FTS 830 current-driven airport lighting.

FAA type A broadcast industry telecom tower

Flash Wins Broadcast Industry Award

While at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) tradeshow, Flash Technology received a Pick Hit broadcast industry award for its new FTS 370d Vanguard® II LED tower lighting system. Flash manufactures aviation obstruction lights for broadcast towers, telecom towers, wind turbines and other tall structures that