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5 Star at Farnborough International Air Show

5 Star at Farnborough International Air Show


5 Star Cases, leading UK manufacturer of specialist cases and associated products will be exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow 2010 (FIA). The exhibition runs for 7 days, and attracts trade visitors from around the world plus a huge public interest.

The biennial FIA in Hampshire is among the world's most iconic global aviation events and has a prominent position on the aerospace calendar taking place in July. The first five days of the show are dedicated trade days only, followed by the weekend where the exhibition is opened up to the public. The most recent Airshow, FIA 2008, was a record-breaking year for business, with US$88.7 billion worth of orders announced during the show. That event also featured 165 aircraft in static displays and many spectacular flying displays, with the public weekend attracting 153,000 visitors!

5 Star will be showcasing specialist cases aimed primarily at the aerospace, military and engineering sectors, all of which will be displayed on a purpose-built exhibition stand designed specially for FIA 2010. The stand was also built by the 5 Star team at their state-of-the-art facility in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

It is the first time that 5 Star has participated in the show. "It reflects a growing interest from new sectors in our products, and our intention to diversify and expand" explains Keith Sykes. In the past 2 years, 5 Star has designed and built bespoke tool cases for the Red Bull Air Race pilots and also cased a number of racing cars.

A stacking shock-mounted and foam-suspended rack system finished in desert sand colours, along with matching general purpose transit cases will be amongst the products on display. Visitors to the stand will also be able to see the company's CNC machining capabilities for cases, foam inserts, etc.

The FIA 2010 takes place 19-25 July, and promises to be the most exciting to date. With its existing exhibition halls, flying displays and UAV pavilion, FIA 2010's business plan will include a number of new networking initiatives such as a themed conference and seminar programme, a ‘Meet Your Buyer' event and a day dedicated to the International Futures for Youth. Additionally, FIA 2010 will feature a dedicated ‘Space Zone' and enhanced UAV presence.

5 Star Cases can be found in Hall 3, stand B11. Further details – visit

For more press info on 5 Star Cases, please call Louise Stickland on +44 (0)1865 202679 or +44 (0)7831 329888 or Email ‘'. Contact 5 Star direct on +44 (0)1945 427000 or check

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