GUN Transporting a 1911 on a plane from FL to VA

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  1. sebeck

    sebeck New Member

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    My dad wants to give me his old 1911 that he built when he was in the Navy. I'm flying down to FL to visit them and i'm bringing a gun case and a padlock. Are there any other things that i need to arrange ahead of time before making this trip? I know i have to put it in my luggage, locked, and i have to declare it before checking my bags. Any other tips? Has anyone on here done this before? It can't really be this simple can it?
     
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    I've flow with rifles and handguns.

    Just check the airline's policies beforehand. If you just have the gun, a hard locking case, and no ammo to deal with, then it should be really simple to deal with.

    You may have to open the case to show them the gun is unloaded.
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    Might want to look into the legality of this:

     
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    Yep. Commerce clause bitches. FTF can only occur between residents of the same state. Of course, a lot of this section doesn't give a shit about the law and break it a lot, so go ahead! :hsugh:
     

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