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FTS 360i L-864 LED system sits atop the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri

Gateway Arch – St. Louis, Missouri

Saluting the westward expansion of the United States, the Gateway Arch gracefully rises 630’ above the west bank of the Mississippi River. An FTS 360i Vanguard integrated L-864 LED obstruction lighting system lights the Gateway Arch....

Jordan military helipad lgihts

Jordan Military Helipad Lighting

A Jordanian military client required the supply, installation and commission of 4 solar helipad lighting systems within a one-month timeframe. The A650 and our unique solar power array offered a controlled, reliable and portable system without dependency on an external power source and met the...

An A704 installed at a Canadian Forces Base

CFB Trenton and CFD Mountain View – Ontario, Canada

CFB Trenton required a temporary lighting solution with NVG compatibility and rugged enough to function in the harsh Canadian winter. Our lights were temporarily installed on the main runway for training purposes. After training, the lights were moved to CFD Mountain View, where they support...

Vancouver Port Mann Bridge FTB 225 high intensity strobe

Port Mann Bridge – Vancouver, British Columbia

Spanning the Fraser River to connect cities within metro Vancouver, the Port Mann Bridge is a tiered-arch bridge. The towers are approximately 246’ above deck level, with a total height of 535’ from the footings. The bridge employs the FTB 225 high intensity xenon lighting...

Cham Longe wind farm in Ardèche, France is lit by FTB 310 tower lighting system

Cham Longe Wind Farm – Ardèche, France

Located amidst the beautiful scenery of the Monts d'Ardèche regional park in France, the Cham Longe wind farm contains 14 turbines with a total installed power capacity of 23 megawatts. The wind farm employs the Flash Technology FTB 310 white xenon obstruction lighting system....

Calgary Airport construction, to add new concourse and solar airport lights

YYC Upgrade Incorporates Solar Airport Lighting

Flash Technology solar LED airport lights are being installed at Calgary International Airport (YYC) as part of a massive facility upgrade. A new international concourse, expected to be completed by 2015, will incorporate sustainable design principles, reduce energy consumption and minimize environmental impact. The first phase...

A C-130 on a shirt field with taxiway lights

Pacific Missile Range Facility Goes Off-Grid with Solar Runway Lights

Originally published in Pacific Business News on August 29, 2010   The Pacific Missile Range Facility in Barking Sands, Kauai, aims to generate all its electricity off-grid by 2015. The goal is part of a clean-energy initiative underway at the Naval facility that employs between 900 and 1,300...

OL800 solar obstacle lights

Solar Obstruction Lights Feature Brighter LEDs

After a recent LED upgrade, Flash Technology's A704-5 solar LED obstruction light can now be deployed as a tower marking light in more locations throughout the world. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) publishes Annex 14 that governs lighting requirements for airfields and obstructions in the...

FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system sits atop Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE

Burj Khalifa – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Completed in 2009 and officially opened in 2010, the 2,722 ft. Burj Khalifa (burj is Arabic for tower) is the world’s tallest structure. Burj Khalifa uses the Flash Technology FTB 205 high intensity xenon lighting system....

NOC monitoring fcc compliance NOTAM

Flash Provides FCC Compliance Insights for AGL Magazine

Editors of AGL Magazine asked Flash Technology to provide insights on how the National Operations Center (NOC) can help ensure FCC compliance. Ensuring FCC Compliance: The Value of a Well-run NOC By Brian Beck, Robert M. Smith and Mitch Bateman With more than 275 million wireless phone subscribers...

Invenergy Wind wind turbine farm

Flash Provides Lighting for Invenergy Wind

Franklin, Tenn. (July 31, 2009) - Invenergy Wind LLC and Flash Technology have committed to a multi-year agreement for FAA lighting. Flash will provide FAA lighting for wind turbines and MET towers, and contractor support services for Invenergy Wind’s energy sites. Both of these US-based...

John Deere Wind Energy Wind turbines generate clean energy across America

Flash Commits to John Deere Wind Energy

Franklin, Tenn. (June 18, 2009) — Flash Technology has committed to a multi-year agreement with John Deere Wind Energy. Flash will provide FAA lighting for wind turbines and MET towers, along with support services for John Deere’s wind farms. Flash Technology’s developed the FTB 360i in...

FTB 225 high intensity xenon strobes protect airspace at Sutro Broadcast Tower, San Francisco

Sutro Broadcast Tower – San Francisco, California

An iconic presence on the San Francisco skyline since its construction in 1973, the three-pronged Sutro Broadcast Tower rises from a hill between Mount Sutro and Twin Peaks. At 977’, Sutro is painted red for day and lit by the FTB 225 high intensity dual...

Solar taxiway lights at Elmendorf Air Force Based in Alaska

Elmendorf Air Force Base – Anchorage, Alaska

The largest base in the state of Alaska, Elmendorf AFB was established in June 1940 by the US army and transferred to the US Air Force in March 1959. Elmendorf was the first USAFB to trial our solar airfield lights in 2002. ...

helicopter at sunset

Remote Somalian Helipad Installs Solar Helipad Lights for Safety and Efficiency

Flash Technology's model A702 self-contained aviation lights are providing a convenient safety enhancement at a remote helipad in Somalia, Africa. By increasing the visibility of the landing area, both at night and in adverse weather conditions, the solar helipad lights help improve safety and efficiency...