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FTS 430 Current Driven Airport Lighting

L-849 Omnidirectional Airport Approach Light
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A current driven omnidirectional white airport approach light, Flash Technology’s FTS 430 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. Mount the flashhead and power converter separately for terrain requirements, if applicable.


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

  • 50 Hz or 60 Hz systems
  • Control and monitor approach lights remotely with FTM 181
  • Automatically change approach light intensity to match 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 400

Flash Rate

60 fpm


360° minimum horizontal coverage


8° minimum vertical beam

Elevation Angle

8 to 25° adjustable


8 to 25° adjustable


10 lbs (4.5 kg)


Voltage-Driven Power Converter – PC 430

Power Consumption

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


2.8 to 6.6 amps


Solid state


21 lbs (9.53 kg)


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


Effective Candela

High Intensity

5,000 ECD standard
10,000 ECD Canadian

Medium Intensity

1,500 ECD standard
2,000 ECD Canadian

Low Intensity

300 ECD standard
450 ECD Canadian


Intertek L849 certificate of conformance styles B and F
Intertek L859 certificate of conformance style F



FTS 430 Datasheet


Current Manual

FTS 430 | FTS 830 Rev 11 (2.35MB)
FTS 430-2E / FTS 830-2E Addendum Rev 1 (851KB)
FTS 430-2EN / FTS 830-2EN Addendum Rev 1 (1.73MB)
Manuals for older product revisions can be found in the Knowledge Base.