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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…


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…


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 chosen to provide the Ground Power at Aero Friedrichshafen 2014

Red Box were chosen as the official Ground Power provider for the show held at Messe Friedrichshafen from April 9-12. Providing equipment for Vulcanair, Beechcraft , Embraer Executive Jets and Gulfstream – to name a few- resulting in over 20 units in use at the show, ensuring the aircraft had clean continuous power throughout. This…