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#1 Flying with rocket engines

Post by Commander » Wed, 20 Feb 19, 01:02 am

Does anyone have or know how you can bring model rocket engines with you on a commercial airline flight?
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#2 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by Rocket Babe » Mon, 25 Feb 19, 01:52 am

Sorry, you will either need to mail them or buy them where you are going. You can't carry them on or in checked luggage on a commercial airline. No exceptions. People will say I used to do that, well maybe before 9-11 but not now, not recently. Just handling an unopened pack of engines will leave enough trace on your hands to cause an alarm and more headaches than you ever want to deal with. They won't need the dogs.

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#3 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by Commander » Tue, 26 Feb 19, 03:24 am

You can't carry them on or in checked luggage on a commercial airline. No exceptions
Just one more reason to find alternative methods of travel anymore. The only thing that will completely keep people safe while traveling is if they start not allowing brains on Airplanes and Trains. :o Sadly, In some cases I think that has already occurred.

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So, you're moonlighting from the DSSF for TSA? Hmmmm. I went through ATl on the way south. Next time I'll have to see if I can go through BHM.
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#5 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by Commander » Wed, 27 Feb 19, 04:28 am

Of course, me flying out of there would cause consternation, I wouldn't know whether to salute or pour you a drink. ;)

Notice I behaved myself there. ;) ;) :mrgreen:
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#6 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by Joe Wooten » Thu, 28 Feb 19, 02:46 am

I remember the "good old days" when I walked through security with a plastic bag that had 13 packs of motors and two unopened kits I had bought while killing time before the fight at a hobby store going out of business. That was in 1983.........

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#7 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by bernomatic » Thu, 07 Mar 19, 19:58 pm

WAIT! HOLD UP! Stop even!!! You mean all I have to do to get frisked by a rocket babe is to fly through Birmingham? :o :o :o
And yes, it is allowed by TSA rules that opposite sex searches can be conducted. ;)
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#8 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by Rocket Babe » Thu, 07 Mar 19, 23:15 pm

:lol: Sure, and I'll introduce you to my new assistant Zartok. He knows all about... probes.
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#9 Re: Flying with rocket engines

Post by bernomatic » Fri, 08 Mar 19, 07:32 am

I think I'll take him over whom I kinda expected you to respond with as your new assistant. :P
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