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    TBS Ritewing Zephyr transport

    Hi,
    I see the video in New York, Istambul but how do you transport your Zephyr by plane (big one.), do you have a (very) big case/box ?

    (I speak for air travel)
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    Since they are out of pocket prepping for another epic video at an undisclosed location (heh heh heh) I'll try to help here. They use a simple cardboard box. You can make your own, or you can go "upmarket" a bit and use another material. Just remem that the heavier the box is the more fees you may incur for air travel. I plan on building a box for my wings that are shippable. Hand-carry to a location (to ensure that I have my gear when needed) and then shipping it home so I can travel easy.

    For local travel - I pop my wing into my car(s). The 60" BARELY fits inside my Mini-Cooper but it does fit in all of my cars, w/ the exception that I can't have someone in the passenger seat when I carry the wing.
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    So easy ? You have also to remove the Winglets I suppose.

    Cardboard box why not, if you other idea...

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    make it split !

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    no need to remove the winglets. Put it in a cardboard box, fill the box up with old newspapers and stuff. Works well, no damage so far.

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    perhaps we should ask CK to stock a flat-pack version as the guy has a very good eye when it comes to cardboard boxes

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    Quote Originally Posted by SENTRY View Post
    Since they are out of pocket prepping for another epic video at an undisclosed location (heh heh heh) I'll try to help here. They use a simple cardboard box. You can make your own, or you can go "upmarket" a bit and use another material. Just remem that the heavier the box is the more fees you may incur for air travel. I plan on building a box for my wings that are shippable. Hand-carry to a location (to ensure that I have my gear when needed) and then shipping it home so I can travel easy.

    For local travel - I pop my wing into my car(s). The 60" BARELY fits inside my Mini-Cooper but it does fit in all of my cars, w/ the exception that I can't have someone in the passenger seat when I carry the wing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by citi888 View Post
    Hi,
    I see the video in New York, Istambul but how do you transport your Zephyr by plane (big one.), do you have a (very) big case/box ?

    (I speak for air travel)
    Couldn't you add a few more lipo's and fly it along side the airplane?

    It might help to have a window seat.

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