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  1. what the

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    Hi all,

    Does the following case meets the regulation in term of size and weight for P4?

    Microraptor
    Exterior dimensions
    L24" x W16" x H10"
    L610mm x W410mm x H255mm
    Backpack
    5 Liter Backpack, 5lbs with Foam Set, Approx. Dims 24(61cm) x 15(38.1cm) x 9"(23cm)

    Nanuk 945
    Exterior dimensions
    L25.1" x W19.9" x H8.8"
L638mm x W505mm x H224mm

    OGPC Compact
    Exterior dimensions
    L20" x W17" x H9"
    L508mm x W431.8mm x H228.6mm

    OGPC Compact wheeled
    Exterior dimensions
    L21" x W18" x H10"
    L533.4mm x W457.20mm x H254mm

    OGPC props Wheeled
    Exterior dimensions
    L22.92" x W17.98" x H11.55"
    L582.10mm x W456.69mm x H293.37mm

    Pelican
    Exterior dimensions
    L21.20" x W16" x H8.3"
    L538.48mm x W406.40mm x H210.82mm


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  2. what the

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    Since no one reply. I guess if your carry on luggage is over the airline limit, you have to check in.
    Anyone aware about this?
    Example
    Nanuk 945
    Exterior dimensions
    L25.1" x W19.9" x H8.8"
    If all sum up is more than 40", you cannot hand carry on your luggage and have to check in.
    Anyone encounter it?


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  3. With The Birds

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    You got it. Case needs to be within maximum size and weight limits imposed by carrier. Hard for people to give you a reliable response as it does vary between airlines and how strict the cabin crew are..
     
  4. what the

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    It depend. At time, they do measure. If it is not under the requirement...well you have to check in. Not sure anyone have such air carrier encounter?
    The most are taking out all your batteries and check in your case with the phantom 4 and other accessories inside.


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  5. WRXJIM

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    Pretty much all airlines will not allow more the 24" on the long end. Southwest say they do, but if your bag is in there sideways (and it will be if it's longer than 22") yours will be the first pulled and checked if the bins are full unless you're lucky.
    I know AA, JB, VX and DL don't allow more than 22" max length.
    Depending on what Pelican case you're actually referring to, if you want it to fit the P4 it will be too big, (tall) the 1520 is fine but doesn't have the height/ depth to fit the P4 therefore you need the larger one that is just to tall.
    As far as I know there are no "hardcases" within the limits for the p4.

    The total dimensions added up isn't the best way to work it out, hence very few airlines go by that formula.
    The bin height is the most determining factor with the most narrow part (the back) not being much more than 8" on most aircraft. With a bin 22" deep you will be pushed getting anything in if its height is more than 8". It's tapered so if you have a 20" your height can be 9". 18" can be 10".
    Not exact, but it's pretty close.



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  6. what the

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    Just double checked the content and details of the Nanuk 945 for P4. Well.
    It is not suitable for carry on. So..those having it, have to aware of it on some airline limitation.
    Sad thing is... I will thinking to get the Nanuk 945.... :(
     

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    And well...google this as well..in general size limit.Still can take the risk but be prepare to ask for check in instead. of carry on. :(
     

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    Just wonder, how does you all travel with your P4 or P3(if any)?
    Do you all carry on with it?
    What case do you use for carry on in airplane?
     
  9. WRXJIM

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    Always carry on for me. In a soft backpack. (Custom)


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  10. what the

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    That's good for you. Not to worries about the airline requirement. For those using the hard case will be worrying...But I do see OGPC have the compact case have the clearances.
     
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    Took the P3 to hawaii with the goprofessional backpack. No problems on a total of 6 flights.
     
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    I guess backpack is an option for carry on. Only the hard case will need consider the size. OGPC can be consider.


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