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  1. Andrea

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    Hi,
    do you think that the Typhoon H backpack is strong enough to take it on the aircraft as checked baggage?
     
  2. OnTheRopes

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    I have one on order so shall wait and see but I imagine I would prefer to use a hardcase if it was going in the hold
     
  3. Hychewright

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    I have seen how checked baggage is handled from some of the airline ground crew and I would strongly recommend a hardcase for the H or any drone for that matter. Happy flying!
     
  4. Mortalis

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    Problem I see with the hard case is identity. The quad/hexa is easily identified.
    Hope it's heavily insured for loss.

    Unless you are using one of the aftermarket cases that do not have "YUNEEC" plastered all over the case. :eek:
     
  5. Ricky

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    I've flown plenty of times and witnessed luggage handlers just throw luggage onto a flatbed then throw onto conveyor belt.
    I wouldn't trust putting typhoon into luggage hold.
     
  6. Ricky

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    There are company's out there that make specialised cases with internal foam that are sized to fit in hand luggage, also make cases for checked luggage.
    I would look to find something more suitable for checked luggage.
     
  7. KrisB

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    From what I've heard, the backpack is just the outer shell. You need to take the shipping foam that your H came in and put it inside the backpack.

    Considering this, one must ask - does this protect at least as well as the shipping box? And are baggage handlers worse on airline baggage than UPS and FedEx are on packages?
     
  8. Dragonflyerthom

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    Ask a stewardess if she can put It somewhere special for you.
     
  9. Andrea

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    Interesting point; I also thought of this, but the backpack and its original foam seems not so much to protect the Typhoon H from impact or the pressure, but I could be wrong.