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FTS 400 Voltage Driven Airport Lighting

L-849 and L-859 Omnidirectional Airport Approach Light
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A voltage driven omnidirectional white airport approach light, Flash Technology’s FTS 400 conforms to FAA L-849 styles A and E airport lighting requirements. It is suitable for simple runway end identifier light (REIL) or complete omnidirectional approach lighting system (ODALS) for runway alignment and threshold marking. When appropriate, mount the flashhead and power converter components separately for terrain requirements. The system is compatible with air-to-ground radio controllers and ground-to-ground remote systems.


FTS 400 Airport Lighting Features

  • Longer flashtube life due to low voltage (±500VDC) required for operation
  • Can be set for single step or three step intensity
  • Modular design for easy maintenance
  • Compatible with air-to-ground radio controllers and ground-to-ground remote systems
  • Interlocks
  • Internal surge protection
  • Flash Technology meets the Buy American Act with all our airport lighting systems


FTS 400 Airport Lighting Options

  • Component level technical training available
  • 50 Hz and 60 Hz systems
  • Control and monitor approach lights remotely with FTC 183
  • Automatically change approach light intensity to match the intensity of CCR controlled runway lights with the FTC 435
  • Internal system controller – FTC 415
  • Component level technical training available


This product complies with ICAO lighting regulations.

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    FLASHHEAD – FH 800

    Flash Rate

    60 fpm


    360° minimum horizontal coverage


    8° minimum vertical beam

    Elevation Angle

    Adjustable elevation angle 0 to 25°


    10 lbs (4.5 kg)


    16.5 x 13.5 x 13.5” (419 x 343 x 343 mm)


    Power Consumption

    105 watts (high)
    65 watts (medium)
    50 watts (low)


    300 VA peak


    Solid state



    Internal Surge Protection


    Status Relay

    Status relay with C contacts


    21 lbs. (9.53 kg)


    12.3″ H x 19.5″ W x 13.5″ D (312 x 494 x 341 mm)


    High Intensity

    5,000 ECD standard
    10,000 ECD Canadian

    Low Intensity

    1,500 ECD standard
    2,000 ECD Canadian

    Medium Intensity

    300 ECD standard
    450 ECD Canadian