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Vanguard® Red FTS 371 Tower Lighting

Medium Intensity LED Aviation Obstruction Lighting System

The FTS 371 is a low-power FAA L-810/L-864 red obstruction lighting system for FAA type A0/A1 structures. It meets changing FAA regulations for flashing markers.

 

With LED replacing incandescent lighting and marker power consumption decreasing by as much as 98%, a new approach for accurate monitoring is required. The system uses a patent-pending current feedback monitoring technology that will not fluctuate with changes in incoming power and temperature, providing consistent and predictable results.

 

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The FTS 371 meets FAA AC 150/5345-43H and can accommodate both AC 70/7460-1K and 1L marker requirements. The system also meets Transport Canada CAR 621.19, ICAO Type B and Type C (7th Edition) and DGAC Mexico.

 

FTS 371 Features

  • Flash rate of 20, 30, 40 or 60 flashes per minute (200 ms flash duration)
  • Infrared beacon LEDs for night vision compatibility
  • Mode override switch
  • Photodiode control with alarm inhibit option
  • 1 dry contact relay (master alarm)
  • Support for up to 4 markers and 1 beacon
  • 5-year warranty

 

FTS 371

  • AO – double L-810 (OL2) and controller
  • A1 – beacon, controller and markers
  • Standalone – FH 371 standalone beacon (AC or DC)

 

FTS 371 Options

  • Infrared marker LEDs

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Input Voltage

85-265 VAC at 50/60 Hz
12-48 VDC ± 10%
(12 VDC for markers only)

FH Aerodynamic Wind Area

99.125 in2

Protection Rating

IP65, NEMA 4x

 

Component

Dimensions

Weight

Polycarbonate Controller

7.8 x 8.25 x 4.01″
(198.12 x 209.55 x 101.85 mm)

AC/DC 2.1 lbs. (0.95 kg)

Flashhead

15.75” dia. x 7.5”
(400 dia. x 190.5 mm)

AC/DC 25.6 lbs.
(11.7 kg)

Marker (Single L-810)

9” x 2.75” x 2.13”
(228.6 x 69.9 x 54.1 mm)

DC 1.6 lbs. (0.7 kg)

OL2 (Double L-810)

11.0” x 5.0” x 8.75”
(279.4 x 127 x 222.25 mm)

DC 5.4 lbs. (2.45 kg)

 

Power Consumption

 

20 fpm

30 fpm

Steady

FTC 371

AC 0.9
DC 0.8

AC 0.9
DC 0.8

AC 0.9
DC 0.8

FH 371

AC 4.0
DC 4.0

AC 5.3
DC 5.3

AC 30
DC 30

DC Marker 371 (Single L-810)

0.5
0.8 IR

2.5
3.9 IR

DC OL2 (Double L-810)

1.0
1.6 IR

5.0
7.8 IR

 
* Only 30 fpm flash rate is applicable for FAA certified applications filed under AC 70/7460-1L.

Certifications

FAA logoIntertek L864 FTS 371 Certification
Intertek L885 Catenary FTS 371 Certification
Intertek L810 FTS 371 Certification
Transport Canada CAR 621 logoIntertek CAR 621 CL-864/CL-885
ICAO logoIntertek ICAO Medium Intensity Type B
Elite ICAO Medium Intensity Type C
DGAC Mexico logoDGAC L864 FTS 371 Certification
CE logoCE Declaration of Conformity FTS 371
Flash Technology is an ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing facility.Flash Technology is an ISO 9001:2015 manufacturing facility.

 

Datasheet

Vanguard Red FTS 371 datasheet

 

Current Manual

Vanguard Red FTS 371 Product Manual Rev 3 (1.9MB)
Quick Start Guide
Manuals for older product revisions can be found in the Knowledge Base.

 

Video

Vanguard Red FTS 371