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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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Construction Zone Barricade Lights Increase Safety at a New Delhi Airport

An airfield in New Delhi, India is getting an upgrade in airfield lighting. Installed on construction zone barricades, solar barricade lights increase airside construction safety by drawing attention to potential hazards with a bright, clear LED signal. Our self-contained barricade lights were an ideal choice for

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Solar Barricade Lights at Memphis International Airport

As the “World’s Busiest Airport” for cargo handling, Memphis International Airport relies upon Flash Technology's solar barricade lighting to keep its operations flowing smoothly. A customer since 2004 (through the contract services of Airfields Etc. Inc), Memphis International has equipped its airfield with more than

FTB 205 & FTB 302 beacons light Chicago's Willis Tower | Sears Tower

Willis Tower – Chicago, Illinois

Known as Sears Tower at its completion in 1973, Chicago’s Willis Tower has a pinnacle height of 1,482.6 ft. and remains one of the three highest freestanding structures in the Americas. It’s lit by FTB 204 high intensity xenon lighting and FTB 302 white medium

portable airfield lights at a USMC air base

Portable Airfield Lights Deployed for USMC Base in Middle East

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has ordered 60 of its GI-10W dual solar-powered lighting units. These portable airfield lights will be used at a US Marine Corps base in the Middle East to illuminate distance-to-go markers placed on each side of the runway. The lights aid pilots

Quito International Upgrades to Complete Solar Airport Lighting Solution

Quito International Airport in Quito, Ecuador has ordered 130 solar airport lights. This order is comprised of 90 blue taxiway lights, 40 barricade lights and corresponding accessories for a completely new solar airport lighting system. The Quito International Airport was in need of a cost-effective solution

Eagle Scouts install airfield lighting as part of a Leadership Challenge

Boulder City Airport – Nevada

The Boulder City Airport, a general aviation facility serving the citizens of Boulder City and the surrounding communities, needed to upgrade their taxiway lighting. Quick installation, easy relocation and significant cost savings made solar-powered taxiway lighting their preferred choice.