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Product spotlight – Aircraft Tugs

We’re back again with another product spotlight this week and this time around its the Aircraft Tugs that we manufacturer here at Priceless Aviation. Elvin Price; the company’s founder, set out to design an aviation tug capable of manoeuvring an aircraft within a confined space after being dissatisfied with the performance of current aircraft tugs…


Product spotlight – Ground Power Units

This week, we’re putting the spotlight on all the Ground Power Units Red Box Aviation 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 – 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 – 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…


What to Consider When Choosing a Start Power Unit

W Some customers only want a unit to start in emergencies and some will be using it multiple times a day. Although the Red Box Aviation units provided by Priceless Aviation are designed to initially power aircraft, some customers require a small amount of continuous power as well. Please discuss your requirements with our sales…


What is a Pushback?

In the world of aviation, the term ‘Pushback‘ relates to an airport procedure where an aircraft is pushed backwards away from the gate by external power. Usually, the procedure is carried out by pushback tractors or tugs, and we offer a wide range of the latter on the Priceless Aviation website. So, why are tractors…


How to Make Shadow Boards

The benefits of shadow boards and shadow foam are huge. Not only do they help you to categorize and look after your tools, they also highlight if you are missing any, which is a great help to all of us. Whereas shadow foam is used for tool boxes and mobile tool kits, shadow boards are…


6 Interesting Facts About Aviation

As we all know, aviation plays a massive part in our daily lives but how often do you actually sit back and think about the subject? Not too often, I bet. To make things a bit easier for you, we’ve put together a list of 6 interesting facts about aviation for you to get your…


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 Tools 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…