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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by VinnyThePilot, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. VinnyThePilot

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    Hello everyone,

    I will be traveling through Logan international airport over the weekend and I am interested in bringing my Quadcopter. Does anyone have any experience or knowledge about bringing Quadcopters through TSA? I plan to bring it as a carry on as I would never let my Phantom out of my sight. In addition I plan to carry my smart battery in a separate carry on in a plastic bag. Any help would be great!
     
  2. N017RW

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    I took mine right through Hartsfield (Atlanta) 6 mos. ago in an aluminum case which just meets the carry-on size requirements.

    Right through the scanners and on my way.
     
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    Jim Bowers on YouTube has a video on this and travels with his Phantom. He's not had any issues.
     
  4. VinnyThePilot

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    Hey thanks for the advice! Did you pack your battery separately? Or just leave it in the case?
     
  5. N017RW

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    1 battery, in case with quad, all carried-on w/me.
     
  6. VinnyThePilot

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    Awesome thanks for the help!
     
  7. Supa

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    Make sure your LiPo batteries are in your carry on...not in checked baggage.
     
  8. VinnyThePilot

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    Haha yes I have seen what happens when they are brought through checked baggage.
     
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    No problems at all. Do it all the time. Even checking batteries, no problems.