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Inspire 1 Case - Safe to check-in during air travel?

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Hi,

I was wondering if anyone can provide feedback in regards to how well the Inspire 1 case (included on delivery) hold up to travelling. As in checked luggage when travelling by plane? I have taken my Phantom when travelling abroad many times, but that case is much smaller and qualifies as a carry on bag.

I have a few trip coming up, is it safe to leave my Inspire 1 as checked luggage, in the case it came with. I mean sometime airport staff manage to brake even to must tough cases?

Any advise would be helpful?

Thanks in advance,
Markus
 

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If you would like your Inspire in kit form the other end then check it in.
Otherwise, I would strongly advise a Peli case for aircraft travel.
 
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Hi Markus,
I didn't trust the baggage handlers, so I had also taken the precaution of keeping the bubble wrap and cardboard box that the case was originally delivered in - I put the I1 case into these two additional layers of protection. I had "Fragile" stickers on all six sides (not that I think that makes much difference in the real world) and I made a carry handle from nylon rope that completely wrapped the cardboard box - to take the weight from the bottom. It survived a Ryanair flight just fine, but I did need to take it to the "oversized" baggage check-in.
I hope that helps.
 
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I had "Fragile" stickers on all six sides (not that I think that makes much difference in the real world)
This is what I am afraid of, putting fragile stickers on it might even make the baggage handlers even more reckless...

Anyway, many thanks for your feedback!
 

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