Mad carry-on spotted

Old Sep 27, 17, 8:26 am
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Mad carry-on spotted

A passenger with a scooter bag just appeared in the LHR T5 Galleries North lounge. I won't take a picture, but to give you an idea it's one of these I think

https://www.micro-scooters.co.uk/mic...ter-black.html

I assume it's non compliant and will be gate checked ...
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:29 am
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I saw somebody with one of these at T3 arrivals last week. Since it's quite a long walk along straight corridors he made good progress, even more so on the ramp down to the immigration hall. Raised many smiles with other passengers.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:37 am
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Originally Posted by memesweeper View Post
A passenger with a scooter bag just appeared in the LHR T5 Galleries North lounge. I won't take a picture, but to give you an idea it's one of these I think

https://www.micro-scooters.co.uk/mic...ter-black.html

I assume it's non compliant and will be gate checked ...
Says: Approved as hand luggage on the website.

top idea.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:40 am
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Looks similar to the Bugaboo trolley system being officially promoted in the Flounge. The scooter one you linked to actually looks more compact than Bugaboo, with added ride-on functionality!

Both are sold as being carry-on compliant.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:41 am
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Originally Posted by LiviLion View Post
Says: Approved as hand luggage on the website.
Wow. With the shortage of space overhead I am amazed and, frankly, sceptical.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:50 am
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I take my mini-skateboard and drag my carry-on behind me.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:50 am
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That's really cool!
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:53 am
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Rats I am too fat.I'm over the max weight for this.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:56 am
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Originally Posted by memesweeper View Post
Wow. With the shortage of space overhead I am amazed and, frankly, sceptical.
Size of product: 56cm x 35.5cm x 25.5cm

Size of cabin baggage allowed by BA: 56 x 45 x 25cm / 22 x 18 x 10in

10in = 25.4cm so assuming that 1mm can be compacted enough to get in the sizer then it would be fine. So in theory 1mm to big but in practice....
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Old Sep 27, 17, 8:57 am
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Originally Posted by rapidex View Post
Rats I am too fat.I'm over the max weight for this.
I checked that too...It looks like I'd be ok for now, but a few Vegas buffets might put me over the edge
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Old Sep 27, 17, 9:26 am
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I saw a young man, maybe 12 years old, coming through T5 arrivals on one of those a few months ago.

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Old Sep 27, 17, 9:40 am
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Wow, people are actually too lazy to pull a a carryon with wheels but no engine?
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Old Sep 27, 17, 9:45 am
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Wow, people are actually too lazy to pull a a carryon with wheels but no engine?
Or too lazy to read the thread properly.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 9:51 am
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I was on flight last week ( Malaga to LGW ) and someone tried to bring on a six foot unicycle. They got as far as the air bridge before someone finally spotted it might not fit in a overhead bin and got them to check it into the hold. It was huge.
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Old Sep 27, 17, 9:57 am
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Nothing wrong with it, fairly small size.
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