General News


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…


The Spitfire’s 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…


Celebrating 10 Years of AERO Friedrichshafen

2017 is the 25th year of AERO Friedrichshafen, General Aviation show in Germany, with more than 600 exhibitors from 35 countries and 33,000 visitors from all over the globe. The show exhibits aircraft, accessories, towing systems, and much more.


Next Generation Frequency Converters for Brussels Airport

Aerotecs NV were selected by Brussels Airlines Maintenance Department to fully manage replacing their ageing Frequency Converters with new, more efficient units, to lower energy consumption and increase conversion rate. Aerotecs commissioned Red Box International to design, manufacture and help install the new, innovative units. Aerotecs were chosen as the total solution provider to co-ordinate…


Red Box at Farnborough Airshow 2014

This year’s Farnborough Airshow certainly delivered on expectations by showcasing the latest developments in Aerospace Technology, the most impressive aircraft and a visit from the UK Prime Minister. Red Box International partnered with ATC Lasham, based in Hampshire, who were the official contractor for all airside services and equipment at the show. They supplied the…


Red Box and Priceless Aviation at Oshkosh 2014

On July 20-26, we joined our partners Priceless Aviation for this year’s EAA AirVenture, held in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA. The show was a huge success, with visitors exceeding 500,000, and Priceless Aviation provided the Aircraft Tugs used by the ground crew at the show to manoeuvre the aircraft around the tarmac when arriving and departing…


Local Companies helping Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games go with a bang

A local fireworks company and a local metal fabrication company have been requested to play a key role in the Closing Ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014. Weld and MetalCraft, based in Chandler’s Ford, Southampton, have been selected by Pains Fireworks, based in Salisbury, to construct the bespoke aluminium props for their Pyrotechnics to be…