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FTS 830 Current Driven Airport Lighting

L-849 Unidirectional Airport Approach Light
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The FTS 830 is a current-driven unidirectional approach light that identifies runway end or the acquisition of an active runway. It can be used as a simple runway end identifier lights (REIL) or as an addition to complete any number of approach light systems like MALSR, MALSF, SSALSR, ALSF I and II for runway alignment and runway threshold marking.


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


FTS 830 Features

  • Compatible with air-to-ground radio controllers and ground-to-ground remote systems
  • Modular design for easy maintenance
  • Powered and controlled from constant level current, in series line
  • Longer flashtube life due to low voltage (±500VDC) required for operation
  • Can be set for single-step or three-step intensity
  • Intensity stepping is controlled by the level of current from the constant current regulator (CCR)
  • Designed to operate with an L-828 CCR
  • Flash Technology meets the Buy American Act with all our airport lighting systems


FTS 830 Options

  • 50 Hz and 60 Hz systems
  • Control and monitor approach lights remotely with the 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


ETL-verified to FAA AC 150/5345-51B for L-849 runway end identification lights styles A and E. This product complies with ICAO lighting regulations.

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    FLASHHEAD – FH 800

    Flash Rate

    120 fpm


    30° minimum horiztonal coverage


    10° minimum vertical beam

    Elevation Angle

    Adjustable elevation angle 0 to 25°


    4 lbs. (1.82 kg)


    10.75″ H x 7.30″ W (226.06 x 198.1 mm)


    High Intensity Power Consumption

    100 watts at 60 fpm, 175 watts at 120 fpm

    Medium Intensity Power Consumption

    45 watts at 60 fpm, 65 watts at 120 fpm

    Low Intensity Power Consumption

    25 watts at 60 fpm, 30 watts at 120 fpm


    2.8 to 6.6 amps


    50 or 60 Hz


    Solid state



    Internal Surge Protection



    21 lbs. (9.53 kg)


    12.25″ H x 19.44″ W x 13.44″ D (311.2 x 493.8 x 341.4 mm)


    High Intensity

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

    Low Intensity

    Standard – 300 ECD
    Canadian – 450 ECD

    Medium Intensity

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