What is a flight case?
A flight case is a heavy, metal-reinforced case to transport delicate equipment, most often custom-made of special-purpose flight case wood.
Typical parts used to build flight cases include: aluminium extrusions, steel ball corners, recessed butterfly latches and handles, all fixed with rivets. So flight cases are actually really solid cases that can stand a bump or two.
They come in a myriad of shapes and sizes, for the most eclectic range of purposes. They can come with or without wheels and have a detachable or flip-open lid. The inside is often lined with foam so as to optimally protect the equipment transported in it.
Things we can transport in flight cases include: musical instruments, DJ equipment, computers, photography and video equipment, weapons, DIY equipment, catering materials, etc.