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Taking the drone abroad

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Simmsy, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. Simmsy

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    Hi guys, I've recently purchased a new psa which arrives tomorrow
    I will being going on holiday soon and want to take it with me.
    What is the policy for taking these on the plane:
    •can they be taken as hand luggage?
    •do they have to be checked in as normal luggage in the hold?
    • is there issues with transporting the lipo batteries on the planes?
     
  2. tcope

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    US, other place, domestic, international? Really makes a difference.

    Domestic in the US, cannot check lipo batteries. No issues with Phantom as carry on. TSA may want to swab the Phantom at most.

    Edit: I'm guess from "going on holiday" that you are in the UK.
     
  3. Simmsy

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    Lol, yeah I'm based in the uk. So would be travelling to parts of Europe, America and the carribean.

    So with some destinations I may need to purchase batteries whilst out there?
     
  4. mandalay

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    You can't leave the Lipo batteries in your check-in luggage but you can put them in your carry-on bags.
     
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  5. Radar335

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    I recently brought my p3p and two batteries from Norway to the US and back. I took it as hand luggage, and at the airport in Oslo I took out the batteries and sent them separately trough security. They told me it was not necessary to do that. But they swabbed the bird though There is a limit on how much lithium a battery can contain, but these batteries are far below that
     
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  6. Simmsy

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    She arrived :)
     

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