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Red Box at Aero Friedrichshafen 2019

Last week, the Red Box International team return for their 12 year at Aero Friedrichshafen! The team had a great week at Aero Friedrichshafen 2019, despite the dreary weather! Although the weather took its toll on planes coming in to the show, it did not stop 30,000 visitors arriving by other means coming along and…


Happy New Year from Red Box

The Red Box team are now back after their Christmas break, ready and excited to see what the new year brings… We have lots of exciting plans in store for 2019, including Goodwood Festival of Speed, Aerofriedrichshafen, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and much more! Last year we had the a great year in terms of shows and we are hoping…


TUI Travel Tool Kits

The latest project for the Red Box team comes in the form of creating custom tool Shadow Foaming™ layers for TUI Travel. The team were approached by two aircraft engineers from TUI Travel, Lewis and Ellis, based in London Gatwick Airport. Quality is of the utmost importance to the TUI engineers. The foam layers need…


Introducing: New tool kit upgrades

The Red Box Aviation team have been busy coming up with ideas on how to give their customers more choice when it comes to our pre-designed tool kits. So we now offer tool kit upgrades. These upgrades come in two options: The ST Range When purchasing an aviation tool kit, you can now choose to…


The Shadow Foaming Process: Explained

Shadow foam is a versatile material, that allows us to create bespoke foams for our tool kits. Shadow foam was established at Red Box a few years ago. The tool kits that we sell, all come with shadow foam included in the price. The purpose of the foam is to act as a tool solution,…


Supplying Tool Kits to Amphibious Aircraft

Red Box Tools have been working with Versilia Supply Service, a worldwide mega yacht supplier, to create a custom RBI9200C cabinet and laser etching on 3 RBI9650 tool kits. As a supplier to the Marine industry Versilia have high standards that need to be upheld in order to provide the best quality products and services to their clients….


RBSC50’s for Leonardo – Aerospace Company

Leonardo is among the top ten global players in Aerospace, Defence and Security and has a significant industrial presence in Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland. Leonardo originally approached Red Box in 2015 looking for a trial unit for an undisclosed project they were working on. The unit supplied was selected in competition against…


The Spitfires round the world trip…

The team have recently created new shadow foams for a flight team, Boultbee Flight Academy. They are embarking on a round the world trip in a Spitfire! The Red Box team created foams for two cabinets for the team who are taking on the epic challenge of flying a silver Spitfire Mark IX from Southern…


National Aviation Day

Today marks National Aviation Day! Normally this event is celebrated in the US, however, it is starting to take off in other areas! First established by Roosevelt in 1939, the day was set for citizens to promote in interest in the industry and to celebrate the history and development of this amazing industry! Today NASA…


Red Box International at Aero Expo 2018

The Red Box team returned to Aero Expo 2018, in Wycombe Air Park this year for their 12th year! In June this year the team headed off for Wycombe Air Park, looking forward to another year at Britain’s largest General Aviation Show. With 3 halls, over 200 exhibitors, spread across 3 days, this event is…