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FTS 800 Voltage Driven Airport Lighting

L-849 Unidirectional Airport Approach Light
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A voltage driven unidirectional white airport approach light, Flash Technology’s FTS 800 conforms to FAA L-849 styles A and E airport lighting requirements. It is suitable for simple REIL installations or to complete approach light systems, such MALSR, MALSF, SSALSR and ALSF I and II for runway alignment and threshold marking. The FTS 800 is compatible with air-to-ground radio controllers and ground-to-ground remote systems. Mount flashhead and power converter components separately when appropriate for terrain requirements.


FTS 800 Features

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


FTS 800 Options

  • 50 Hz and 60 Hz systems
  • Control and monitor approach lights remotely with FTC 183
  • 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 800

Flash Rate

60 or 120 fpm


30° minimum horiztonal coverage


10° minimum vertical beam

Elevation Angle

Adjustable elevation angle 0 to 25°


4 lbs (1.82 kg)


10.8″ H x 7.3″ W
(226 x 198 mm)


Voltage-Driven Power Converter – PC 830

High Intensity Power Consumption

135 watts at 60 fpm
190 watts at 120 fpm

Medium Intensity Power Consumption

65 watts at 60 fpm
75 watts at 120 fpm

Low Intensity Power Consumption

50 watts at 60 fpm
55 watts at 120 fpm


300 VA peak


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)


Effective Candelas

High Intensity

Standard – 15,000 ECD
Canadian – 20,000 ECD

Medium Intensity

Standard – 1,500 ECD
Canadian – 2,000 ECD

Low Intensity

Standard – 300 ECD
Canadian – 450 ECD


Intertek L849 certificate of conformance styles A and E
CE declaration of conformity


FTS 800 Datasheet


Current Manual

FTS 400-4 / 800-4 Rev 4 Manual (8.9MB)
FTS 400-4A / 800-4A Rev 6 Manual (15.1MB)
Manuals for older product revisions can be found in the Knowledge Base.