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FTS 430 Current Driven Airport Lighting

L-849 and L-859 Omnidirectional Airport Approach Light
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The FTS 430 is a current-driven omnidirectional approach light that identifies runway end or the acquisition of an active runway. It can be used as a simple runway end identifier light (REIL) or complete omnidirectional approach lighting system (ODALS) for runway alignment and runway threshold marking.


The flash head and power converter may be mounted together to form a single unit or separately to adapt to specific terrain needs.


FTS 430 Airport Lighting Features

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


FTS 430 Airport Lighting Options


ETL-verified to FAA AC 150/5345-51B for L-849 styles B and F. This product complies with ICAO lighting regulations.

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    FLASHHEAD – FH 800

    Flash Rate

    60 fpm


    360° minimum horiztonal 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

    80 watts (high)
    50 watts (medium)
    30 watts (low)


    2.8 to 6.6 amps


    Solid state



    Internal Surge Protection



    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