Cheers guys! If you’re unsure of what specifically you’ll be able to get on the plane, call your airline. Fast forward sixteen draining hours of airborne stagnation later, and your standing at the baggage claim in a foreign country at some odd hour of the night, blankly waiting for your skateboard to exit through those black plastic flaps guarding the little hole that spits out your worldly belongings. And the winner is… South-West Airlines! If you have a window seat you could put it on between you and the seat fuselage. If you have excess baggage, you’ll be charged the excess fee for each item you travel with. We’re glad to waive the oversize fee or overweight fee for the items listed in this section. Carry on luggage is supposed to fit the short way in the overhead compartment. SkateboardersHQ is about spreading the love of skateboarding written by real skateboarders. Skateboards are allowed as carry-on baggage and standard carry-on size restrictions apply. Pumping on a skateboard in this way is closely related to pumping on a swing. This is a good guide for skaters who travel with skateboard. This allows the flying skateboard to take off and land, and reduces air resistance. Now, this isn’t a very practical solution but it might save you some money in case they charge you fees. Good news! There are people who claim you can bring your electric skateboard when you disassemble it and carry the batteries in your backpack but curb your enthusiasm. Alas, the scenario plays itself out just as how you would imagine, nothing shows up on the other end (or if it does, it looks like it was dragged beneath a moving vehicle and then hit with a hammer a dozen or so times). This is our guide to help you get started. Make sure the wheels face up while keeping the wheels covered (trash bag is fine). Just like JetBlue, United Airlines seemingly accept carry on skateboard BUT they can’t exceed the standard baggage dimensions of 45 linear inches (22 x 14 x 9 in) or 115 centimeters (56 x 36 x 23 cm) this includes handles and wheels. When this trick is performed correctly, the skateboarder is able to leap into the air, taking the board with them in such a way as to make it appear as if the board is attached to their feet. In theory, this means you can’t bring in as carry on. Very nicely presented and that too in an understandable way. Just remove your trucks and put them in a backpack, your deck doesn’t take up too much space and can be stowed in an overhead bin. It’s important to keep in mind that after you check your bag with the attendants at the desk / curbside, you still have to factor in the maze-like mire of conveyor belts and chutes your bag will ultimately have to navigate before it finally gets loaded onto a truck. Frontside Forces and Fakie Flight: The Physics of Skateboarding Tricks (continued...) Skateboarders in half-pipes and bowls have a need for speed. Looking forward for other post from you soon. A month long shred adventure, all in one skate bag. The sad fact of the matter behind all of this, is that the situation described above could have been avoided to some degree. Just try to remove as many variables of uncertainty before it actually comes time for you to board that flight. The faster they go, the higher they can fly up over the lip. So can you bring an electric skateboard on an airplane? Skateboards are subject to our standard checked baggage fees and waivers. If this is you, you've come to the right... 15 Best (And Sickest) Skateboard Tricks of All Time. “I’m so sorry, but we’re going to have to check that skateboard, it’ll be at your destination when you arrive”. Moving quickly and flying through the air on a skateboard is thrilling. Jetblue accepts skateboards as long as they don’t exceed 22 inches. Just want to do some different skateboard, flying skateboard, hah.It doesn't have to be on land, it can reach a wider dimension. The next skateboarding skill I am going to show you is the Disaster. Others, however, call by row. If the skateboard fits under the seat, it does not need to be in a bag or covered, but it does have to be stowed with the wheels up so that it doesn't roll. If stowed in an overhead bin you need to cover the wheels using a trash bag. Your skateboard won't. That would be awesome, Peter! Most airlines have strict regulations and won’t allow E-boards because of fire hazards. Some people report a disassembled board and in a bag was fine as a carry-on, assembled still needs to be checked in. Make sure to double check the policies as in time the rules may change over time. If you don’t have a bag, check out some duffel bags with straps on or look for backpacks with straps. I am going to fly over the lip, try and control my flight and make sure that my wheels are in level to the landing surface that I am about to land on and make sure the board is stuck to my feet so I can land squarely and roll away. You are going to come up the ramp with enough speed and as you come through three-quarters of the transition, you are going to start to squat down and grab your board.