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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 below

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 – Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK

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

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

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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