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Dangerous Goods



Items restricted to checked bags.

The following items are restricted from Precision Air’s aircraft cabins and carry-on baggage but may (with some exceptions) be carried as checked baggage:

Sporting goods: Including bats (baseball, softball, and cricket), hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks, bows and arrows, ski poles, spear guns, golf clubs, and pool cues.

Knives: Knives of any length, composition or description (except for plastic or round bladed butter knives).

Cutting instruments: Examples include carpet knives and box cutters (and spare blades), any device with a folding or retractable blade, linoleum flooring cutters, and metal scissors with pointed tips.

Firearms: Pistols flare guns, BB guns, and rifles etc these are strictly carried under airline and airport police controlled procedures

Tools: Tools greater than seven inches in length and power tools such as drills are only allowed in checked baggage.


Prohibited Items of Dangerous Goods Nature into Precision Air Flights.

The following items are completely banned from aircraft, and should not be brought to the airport:

Explosive and incendiary materials: Gunpowder (including black powder and percussion caps), dynamite, blasting caps, fireworks, flares, plastic explosives, grenades, replicas of incendiary devices, and replicas of plastic explosives.

Flammable Items: Gasoline, gas torches, lighter fluid, cooking fuel, other types of flammable liquid fuel, flammable paints, paint thinner, turpentine, aerosols (exceptions for personal care items, toiletries, or medically related items).

Gases and pressure containers: Aerosols (with the exception of personal care items or toiletries in limited quantities in containers sized three ounces or smaller), carbon dioxide cartridges, oxygen tanks (scuba or medical), mace, tear gas, pepper spray, self-inflating rafts, and deeply refrigerated gases such as liquid nitrogen.
Matches: All matches are banned from checked baggage, and strike-anywhere matches are banned completely from aircraft, but you can have a single book of safety (non-strike anywhere) matches with you in the passenger cabin.

Oxidizers and organic peroxides: Bleach, nitric acid, fertilizers, swimming pool or spa chemicals, and fibreglass repair kits.

Poisons: Weed killers, pesticides, insecticides, rodent poisons, arsenic, and cyanides.

Infectious materials: Medical laboratory specimens, viral organisms, and bacterial cultures.

Corrosives: Drain cleaners, car batteries, wet cell batteries, acids, alkalis, lye, and mercury.

Organics: Fibreglass resins, peroxides.

Radioactive materials: There are some exceptions for implanted radioactive medical devices. Contact your airline for details on how to ship other radioactive materials.

Magnetic materials: Strong magnets such as those in some loudspeakers and laboratory equipment.

Other dangerous items: Tear gas, spray paint, swimming pool or spa chlorine, and torch lighters.

Dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide): NOT allowed in both carry-on baggage and checked baggage.

Note: If you are in any doubt about whether your item may be hazardous, you should bring it to the attention of either your airline or the security screener.

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