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Facts You Need To Know Before Buying a Ground Power Unit

If you are looking to update and modernise your ground support equipment then you have come to the right place. However, when it comes to ground power units (GPUs), it is especially important that you know what is the right unit for the specific requirements of your aircraft, so take a look at these important facts…


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 society 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…


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…