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Obstruction Case Studies

Trusted by engineers and lighting technicians worldwide, Flash Technology obstruction lights have marked amusement park rides, bridges, broadcast towers, cranes, wind turbines and more since 1970. Our obstruction lighting products meet or exceed FAA and ICAO recommendations and exceed industry standards for durability and reliability.

OL800 compact crane light installed at a Maryland job site

United Crane and Rigging – Northeastern USA

The OL800 offered the FAA compliance United Crane and Rigging required as well as GPS synchronization, rugged design, out-of-the-box setup and optional remote monitoring. By providing geopgrahical coordinates and application, the lights arrived pre-programmed and ready to install.

Our Vanguard Medium FTS 370d flashes red at night on the middle of the Orlando Eye

Orlando Eye – Orlando, Florida

In the center of both sides of the Orlando Eye, Flash Technology's Vanguard Medium FTS 370 dual aviation obstruction light flashes white at day and red at night to ensure pilots are aware of the landmark's presence.

Widows Creek Power Plant in Alabama is lit by 10 FTB 205 high intensity obstruction lighting systems controlled by an FTC 121

Widows Creek – Stevenson, Alabama

Now owned by Google, Widows Creek boasted one of the world’s tallest chimneys at 1,001 feet (305 meters). The stacks at Widows Creek employed 10 FTB 205 utility tower lights to alert pilots of the old coal plant's presence.

Amazon's wind farm in Texas is lit by the FTS 370i wind turbine lighting system

Amazon Wind Farm – Snyder, Texas

The christening of the wind farm in October 2017 marked Amazon’s 18th renewable energy project, and they have 35 more in the works. Amazon employs the FTS 370i integrated wind turbine light for their wind power lighting needs.

Oresund Bridge lighting Sweden Denmark

Oresund Bridge – Sweden and Denmark

An almost 10-mile (15.9 kilometer) engineering marvel, the Oresund Bridge, Peberholmen and Drodgen Tunnel transport passengers and freight via car and train across the Flinte Channel and Drodgen Strait. The towers of the Øresund Bridge are lit with FTB 205 high intensity white bridge lighting

OL4 solar meteorological tower light installed in Costa Rica

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy – Costa Rica

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy required meteorological masts in compliance with national civil aviation regulations, and Flash Technology's OL800 and OL4 were an obvious fit. Both lights were installed on permanent meteorological masts at each of GME’s newest wind farms in Costa Rica.

Sunstone IP CCTV with solar obstruction lights

Sunstone’s IP CCTV System a novel use for solar obstruction lights

Solar-powered innovation at its best Think differently—that’s what Sunstone did to develop their newly patented Solar IP CCTV System (SICS), which allows customers to remotely monitor a site across a wireless network in a remote area via a solar-powered surveillance camera. The system is installed in

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi unites Islamic culture through a combination of modern and historical art and architecture. Spanning 30 acres, the mosque has 82 domes and can accommodate more than 40,000 worshippers. Its minarets are lit with Flash Technology's FTB 310

An OL2A blue safety light marks a Union Pacific railyard blue safety flag

Union Pacific Railroad – Des Moines, Iowa

The largest freight hauling network in the United States, the Union Pacific Railroad required an efficient, low-maintenance blue safety light to complement blue flags used in the railyard. The OL2A solar safety light helps ensure the railyard complied with Federal Railroad Administration safety regulations.

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

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

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

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.

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