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)
DJI Mavic Pro Hungary Budapest No Yes If props are bigger than 6cm you have to put your drone into checked baggage. (Airport regulation) Airline: WizzAir Spain Fuerteventura No problem spain.jpg
DJI Mavic Pro Spain Fuerteventura Yes Don't know No worries, batteries removed, and at 70% charge. Airline: WizzAir Hungary Budapest No problem
DJI Mavic Pro United States of America Mia Yes No Copa and united Costa Rica Sjo
DJI Phantom 4 Pro United States of America New York - JFK Yes Yes No problem. Batteries removed. Canada Toronto No problem canada.jpg
DJI Phantom 4 Pro Plus United States of America IAH Yes Don't know Batteries in LiPo bag Mexico CZM (Cozumel) No problem
DJI Phantom 3 Professional United States of America 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. United States of America Las Vegas No problem
DJI Phantom 3 Professional United States of America 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. United States of America Atlanta No problem.
DJI Mavic Pro United States of America San Francisco Yes Don't know 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 United States of America Maui No problem at all
DJI Mavic Pro United States of America SFO Yes No Make sure your batteries are not charged, as per FAA regulations. Chile Santiago No questions whatsoever, including at the layover in Mexico chile-small_guide.jpg
DJI Mavic Pro United States of America LAX Yes Don't know American Airlines, No problems United States of America Marquette No problems
DJI Mavic Pro 07/01/2017 United States of America Sacramento Yes Don't know Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that. United States of America El Paso Texas Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that.
DJI Mavic Pro 07/01/2017 United States of America El Paso Texas Yes Don't know Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that. United States of America Florida Carried it on every time. It was flagged by TSA every time for additional inspection. No problems other than that.

 

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