Flight Case Styles

Flight case styles sometimes appear similar to each other but we'll describe the differences and help you choose the right one for your application. 

FLIGHT CASE

The most simplest flight case of styles…primarily selected for briefcase style projects

HAND

Similar to Pilot Case but normally fitted with two handles, to aid handling of heavier contents

PILOT

Based on the Hand Trunk style, Pilot Flight Cases, as the name suggests is similar to the ones that airline pilots use

TROLLEY

Trolley flight cases are particularly suited to smaller applications and lighter equipment

TRUNK

The most popular of styles, due to its versatility and adaptability

TOP HAT

The Top-Hat style is based on the Trunk but the lid and base split is reversed

COMBINATION

Combination Trunk is based on the trunk design but has an additional or intermediate section

MOVING HEAD

Based on the Trunk style but specifically designed for Moving Head lighting fixtures

MULTICORE

Based on the Trunk style but supplied with two vertical cable-winding ‘pillars’

SPEAKER

Based on the Top-Hat Trunk, designed to accommodate one or more speaker cabinets

SPLIT-LID

Split Lid Trunks are suited to large and mainly tall equipment and objects

19" RACK

The basic 19″ rack Flight Case, used around the world for standardised rack mounted equipment

CONSOLE FLIGHT CASE

Styles of sound mixer cases are available with or without loom, or dog box at the rear

NOSECONE

The most complex design of the sound mixing console cases

High quality materials are used throughout case manufacture, including birch plywood, aluminium profiles, polyethylene foams and external coverings. All case products manufactured by 5 Star use quality Penn-Elcom hardware