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Taking a V3 on Holidays

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by discobrother, Jan 11, 2015.

  1. discobrother

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    Hi All

    Im heading off on holidays soon as was thinking of bringing my V3 with me. Is there anything i need to consider in terms of flying with Lipo batteries or airport security etc. I was planning on bringing the unit in carry on baggage but maybe this isn't possible. Ill be flying from one E.U airport to another BTW.

    Cheers
    DB
     
  2. msinger

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    Make sure you check out your airline's website. They should have all of the details listed there.
     
  3. rickasaurus

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    In general, you are not allowed to put LiPo batteries in check-in baggage. They have to be taken in your carry-on. I was required to remove mine from check-in baggage once when they were detected by the check-in scanner. It might be possible to leave a battery inside the checked-in Phantom but I am not certain. Depends on airlines and the country regulations.
     
  4. Morgon

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    Here's some FAA information on Batteries on planes.

    In short:
    Yes, a battery inside a unit can be checked.
    Since Phantom batteries are only 57 watt-hours,you can have an 'unlimited' number of spare batteries in your carry-on.