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Can I board/fly with batteries at 100%?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 30secs, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. 30secs

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    Wondering if there are any issues carrying on full batteries on airplane? Might not have time to discharge and I don't see a real issue if they're safely kept with me
     
  2. msinger

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    It's okay to keep them charged. Here are some other things to keep in mind:

     
  3. 43k

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    That makes me wonder what the consensus is on the Phantom 3 batteries. "Technically", they are their own device - power button and everything. I wonder if they can be considered as being installed in a device (they do, after all, have a semi protective housing, covers terminals) and permitted in checked baggage.
     
  5. 30secs

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    Thanks guys. Loaded my p3p and 3 batteries into my atomik rc backpack and headed to airport. Passed tsa with no problems (they just swabbed the inside for 2 seconds). Waiting to board now. Will report if batteries catch on fire!
     
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    Heading to South Caribbean on Royal Caribbean Cruise in April. Curious about this. May fly Delta or AA.
     
  7. Skywalker

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    How was your cruise? Were you able to take any drone shots on the ship?
     
  8. Goldni

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    We leave in April. St. Lucia, Puerto Rico etc. Anyone ever flown there? Their drone that is?