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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by kbtrade, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. kbtrade

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    I will be traveling for the first time with my Phantom 3 next week. I will be flying a 2 hour direct flight on Southwest. I have 2 cases, a hard case and soft case backpack. (the soft case is about 4 inches shorter in length, same width and height) Both meet Southwest's carry on size limit. What would you choose and why? Thanks! dronecase.jpg
     
  2. msinger

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    I would choose the bag/case that is easiest to carry. Why? Well, because you're going to be lugging it around :)
     
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    which every fits best in overhead take that one
     
  4. DroneDestination

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    I'd use the backpack for convenience during the vacation, but hard case for protection :/ confused
     
  5. kbtrade

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    Thanks for the input. I might as well flip a coin, I keep going back and forth between the two!...lol
     
  6. davecaplyn

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    I had this issue when I was flying to Thailand. I have the DJI hard case but with the limitations of what I could take carry on I bought the Manfrotto soft case so I could carry my laptop and GoPros with me. I needn't have worried in the end. I seen people carrying way more than what they were allowed. I'd always recommend a hard case as I've seen people ramming cases into the overhead storage to get cases to fit.
     
  7. Jerry T.

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    The backpack would be better I think because the other case just shouts"expensive items inside" and therefore more prone to potential theft.


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  8. PhantomPlanet

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    and that's the best reason to bring the hard case. saw this exact behavior when I traveled out of the country with mine.
     
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    If you are hiking on your vacation take the backpack. Otherwise take the hard case for better protection.