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Product spotlight – Aircraft Tugs

We’re back again with another product spotlight this week and this time around its Aircraft Tugs. The tugs that we supply are manufactured by Priceless Aviation, our distributing partners in the US. Elvin Price; the company’s founder, set out to design an aviation tug capable of manoeuvring an aircraft within a confined space after being…


Product spotlight – Ground Power Units

This week, we’re putting the spotlight on all the Ground Power Units Red Box has to offer. The catalogue of GPU’s we’ve developed over the years has been specifically designed to be able to provide every variation of power required for not just aviation, for the automotive, rail and military industries respectively. Whether you need…


Product spotlight – Frequency Converters

We’ve got another set of products to showcase this week, this time around it’s our Frequency Converters. Red Box supply both mobile and static options alongside our Ground Power Units, which range in power from 1KVA to 120KVA, all of which are certified by the TUV SUD product service laboratory. Let’s explain what Frequency Converters…


Product spotlight – Red Box Load Banks

If you’re after a portable load bank, Red Box have been supplying for civil and military aviation for over twenty years in 28V DC, 270V DC and 400hz options. But what are they and what are they used for? A load bank in its simplest form ensures that any equipment being used is able to…


Product spotlight – TC400/28C 3500A

The TC400/28 3500A is one of Red Box’s start and continuous power battery carts which is both hard-wearing and environmentally friendly. These 28V DC power supplies can offer both continuous power for It can provide up to 110 amps for an hour, 55 amps for 2 hours, 27 amps for 3 hours etc. alongside start…


2020 – The Birth of the New Aircraft Power Supplies

As we have now moved past 2020 (finally), we thought we would take the time to reflect on what we’ve been doing here at Red Box to remain safe at work; in order to continue serving our valued customers during this challenging period.  Since the first lockdown, we now have several procedures in place to…


What is a Pushback Tractor?

At Red Box Aviation, we recently looked into the Pushback Procedure and the equipment used during the process, most notably aircraft tugs. Now, we are taking a closer look at Pushback Tractors, which are ideal for moving larger aircraft. A pushback tractor used to move large aircraft tends to weigh up to 54 tonnes (119,000…


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….


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…


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…