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Fly (on a plane) with charged or uncharged batteries?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by PilotHarry, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. PilotHarry

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    Does this matter? I was imagining a bag of chips swelling in flight, as I've seen many times.

    The batteries will be fine, right? Does it matter whether they're at 100% or at 50%?

    (I searched around before posting this and couldn't find an answer)
     
  2. bbfpv

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    Traveling by plane with phantom | DJI Phantom Forum
     
  3. John MacNeill

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    I've been told batteries should be brought to less than 50% for flying as they could explode or catch fire.
     
  4. FunN4lo

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    50% is the most stable state
     
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  5. Ti22

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    And it’s just that much less energy to release should the unthinkable happen midair.