Posted by Jason on March 07, 2001 at 15:55:19:
In Reply to: travel...pony tank posted by Hal Williams on March 07, 2001 at 07:01:17:
The path of least resistance is:
1) empty tank, remove valve. Visit your local shop for
a plug for the tank - they should have plenty extras.
2) put in your checked luggage, towards the top, with
3) don't mention it. Otherwise, you'll pay a ridiculously
high fee. Esp with United.
4) at arrival, close it up, get filled. (On return, I did
get it vip'd, but it seems silly to do it on each end)
You can actually leave a tiny bit of air in, but I
suspect that leads to more trouble than it's worth.
www.jor.com/dive - at the bottom is a link to the FAA
regs, if you want to print it out and cite to less informed
You should also check with your destination for rentals.
Far less hassle, and I believe weight limits are pretty
strict on those tiny planes.
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