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*** SPECIAL NOTICE UPDATE ***: Spare Lithium Batteries are NOT allowed in Checked Baggage.  All Spare Lithium batteries MUST be in Carry-On baggae or on person.  Batteries MUST be protected to ensure shorting is not allowed.  This includes CR123, Lithium AA and AAA, Spare Laptop Batteries, Camera and Radio batteries, E-Cigs or Portable Battery Packs.  Lithium Battery Powered Electronic Devies may be carried in Checked or Carry-on Bags.   Per 49 CFR 175.10:

18) Except as provided in §173.21 of this subchapter, portable electronic devices (e.g., watches, calculating machines, cameras, cellular phones, laptop and notebook computers, camcorders, medical devices etc.) containing dry cells or dry batteries (including lithium cells or batteries) and spare dry cells or batteries for these devices, when carried by passengers or crew members for personal use. Portable electronic devices powered by lithium batteries may be carried in either checked or carry-on baggage. Spare lithium batteries must be carried in carry-on baggage only. Each installed or spare lithium battery must be of a type proven to meet the requirements of each test in the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, Sub-section 38.3 and each spare lithium battery must be individually protected so as to prevent short circuits (e.g., by placement in original retail packaging, by otherwise insulating terminals by taping over exposed terminals, or placing each battery in a separate plastic bag or protective pouch). In addition, each installed or spare lithium battery must not exceed the following:

(i) For a lithium metal battery, a lithium content of not more than 2 grams per battery; or

(ii) For a lithium ion battery, the Watt-hour rating must not exceed 100 Wh. With the approval of the operator, portable electronic devices may contain lithium ion batteries exceeding 100 Wh, but not exceeding 160 Wh and no more than two individually protected lithium ion batteries each exceeding 100 Wh, but not exceeding 160 Wh, may be carried per person as spare batteries in carry-on baggage.

Please ensure you bring your Guidons in a Case (Canvas Wrapped or Hard Cased) when you arrive at your Scale Time.  These are required to be placed in Checked Baggage and are not allowed to be taken into the Cabin of the Aircraft. 

Please Note: At this time, Per 49 CFR 1544, Whole DOD Charters are "Private Charters" and currently the 3.1.1 does not apply.

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Duff's Aircraft Services, Inc
678 Old Maxton Rd
Raeford, NC  28376


USA Locations:

Phone / Fax: 877-808-5238




Germany Locations:



Phone:+49 171 779-7897

Fax: 0049 3222 4054392


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