Drone Transportation Regulations and Tips

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Drone TypeDate of flight (mm/dd/yyyy)Origin (Country)Origin (Airport/Airfield)Drone allowed in hand luggage?Drone allowed in checked baggage?Notes (Departure)Destination (Country)Destination (Airport/Airfield)Notes (Arrival)Fly regulation File (Destination)
3 12/15/2017 11 sydney airport Yes Yes singapore 164 NAIA
3 93 Budapest 1 Yes If props are bigger than 6cm you have to put your drone into checked baggage. (Airport regulation) Airline: WizzAir 195 Fuerteventura No problem spain.jpg
Other 102 STEFANO BERTONCELLO Yes Yes 44 Shangai
3 06/10/2017 186 CHANGI Yes 1 164 NAIA T3 No problem. I actually put 3 extra batteries on checked baggage. Each battery in a lipo bag. No problems encountered. Then later on I read the regulations and it was stated that the batteries should be in hand luggage and not in checked baggage.
3 03/13/2018 186 Changi Yes 1 203 Taoyuan No issue in getting a drone into the country
3 195 Fuerteventura Yes 2 No worries, batteries removed, and at 70% charge. Airline: WizzAir 93 Budapest No problem
3 06/01/2017 220 Luton Yes Yes No problems, the staff had never seen a Mavic Pro before, they just thought it was cool! lol 165 Lublin No problems
3 221 Mia Yes 1 Copa and united 49 Sjo
2 221 New York - JFK Yes Yes No problem. Batteries removed. 37 Toronto No problem canada.jpg
DJI Phantom 4 Pro Plus 221 IAH Yes 2 Batteries in LiPo bag 133 CZM (Cozumel) No problem
5 221 Atlanta Yes Yes Lipo batteries must be in your carry on and not installed in the device. All 3 of my batteries in a flame-resistant pound. Security swabbed the batteries with their explosive residue tests. No problem. 221 Las Vegas No problem airline_passengers_and_batteries.pdf
5 221 Las Vegas Yes Yes Lipo batteries must be in your carry on and not installed in the device. Security said nothing. No problem at all. 221 Atlanta No problem. airline_passengers_and_batteries_1.pdf
3 221 San Francisco Yes 2 Carried the Mavic with all my photography gear (GoPro, DSLR, etc) in a lowepro back-pack. Kept all my batteries in lipo bags. Went through security at both airports (inbound / outbound) with no issues. Went through the baggage x-ray and no questions asked 221 Maui No problem at all
3 221 SFO Yes 1 Make sure your batteries are not charged, as per FAA regulations. 43 Santiago No questions whatsoever, including at the layover in Mexico chile-small_guide.jpg
3 221 LAX Yes 2 American Airlines, No problems 221 Marquette No problems
3 07/01/2017 221 Sacramento Yes 2 Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that. 221 El Paso Texas Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that.
3 07/01/2017 221 El Paso Texas Yes 2 Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that. 221 Florida Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that.

 

KLM Battery Transportation Rules. Same rules may apply in other corporations.

 

Drone Transportation Regulations and Tips

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