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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

Vanguard led FTS 370d launch

Flash Launches Vanguard LED Obstruction Lighting

Franklin, Tenn. (January 15, 2013) - Flash Technology announces a new class of tower lighting systems. Through innovative design and in-depth research into the needs of the obstruction lighting market, the Vanguard LED® series takes a new direction with obstruction lighting. The new series suits

Tsay Keh Dene runway lighting

Tsay Keh Dene First Nation

Tsay Keh Dene, a rural Canadian First Nations community, relies on a 4,500 ft runway to move supplies, groceries and community members to nearby towns. One of its most critical uses is medical. The absence of runway edge and threshold lighting after dusk meant that

FTW 175 Verizon communications towers

Flash Technology Announces FTW 175 Verizon

Franklin, Tenn. (July 20, 2012) - Flash Technology announces the FTW 175 Verizon, a new 3G wireless monitoring unit (part number F1905271). Using Verizon's CDMA network, it provides another option in wireless monitoring equipment. It features a robust 3G CDMA modem and an integrated modem

FTW GPRS communications towers are painted red for day and lit with red lights at night

Flash Technology Announces FTW GPRS

Franklin, Tenn. (July 18, 2012) - Flash Technology does not have definite time frame regarding AT&T's termination of their 2G network (FTW GPRS 172-3, 172-4, 174 and 174-2). We have heard from some AT&T modem vendors that the end of 2016 is a possible termination

ftw iden communications towers are painted red for day and lit with red lights at night

Flash Technology Announces FTW iDEN

Franklin, Tenn. (July 18, 2012) - FTW iDEN devices are approaching a time when they will no longer be supported by Sprint. These devices include the FTW 171-3 and FTW 172-3, which use an iDEN modem to talk on the Sprint Nextel network. The most

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