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How to Make Shadow Boards

One of the areas that Red Box Aviation specialises in is tool control, enabling you to manage and store your tools more effectively than ever before. After all, a world without lost tools is a place where we all want to be, right? A common question that we receive is whether shadow boarding and shadow…


Melchers appointed as exclusive distributor of Red Box International in China

Read the full press release by Melchers below: We are proud to announce our new partnership with Red Box International to become the exclusive distributor of their aviation product range in China. Through this partnership, the aviation business unit of Melchers will enlarge its product and service range, whiling significantly expanding Red Box’s reach in China….


6 Interesting Facts About Aviation

Aviation plays a huge part in today’s social both from a personal and commercial perspective, but how much do you know about the world of aviation? Take a look at some of our most interesting facts about aviation and, if you know the answer, give yourself a point. Let’s see who can get full marks!…


Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

Earlier this month (July), the Red Box Tools team had the great pleasure of exhibiting once again at the Goodwood Festival of Speed which took place between the 4th-7th July 2019. As always, it was an incredible event packed full of fun, laughs and, of course, work (at least for us!) with over 200,000 people attending, and…


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….