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Kate Krueger
Armed Personal Defense:
Doug Little
Desert Sky:
Paul Nixon
Phoenix Firearm Instruction:
Chris Perea
Deer Tribe:
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Mark Volpone
Urban Firearms Institute:
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KEEP & BEAR ARMS

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American Airlines

America West Airlines

 

http://www.americawest.com/services/travelpolicies/sv_specialitems.htm#gun

Firearms


America West will allow passengers to transport firearms in accordance with Federal Law. The following conditions must be met:

  • Items of shooting equipment will be accepted as checked baggage only.
  • A passenger who presents baggage containing a firearm must declare and demonstrate that the weapon is unloaded.
  • All firearms must be in a hard-sided container for transport and the container locked.
  • A Firearm Unloaded Declaration form must be signed and placed inside the bag or gun case.
  • Ammunition must be packed in the original manufacturing package or metal/wood box, with a maximum of 11 pounds per passenger.
  • Ammunition and firearms must be placed in separate bags.
  • The number of firearms is limited to
    • Not more than two rifles, with or without scopes, one shooting mat, noise suppressors, and small rifle tools or
    • Two shotguns and two shotgun cases or
    • One pistol case containing not more than five pistols; noise suppressors, one pistol telescope, and small pistol tools or
    • One bow and quiver of arrows and maintenance kit enclosed in a container of sufficient strength to protect the bow and quiver with arrows from damage.

 

American Airlines

 

http://www.aa.com/content/customerService/baggage/restrictedArticles.jhtml

 

Firearms and Ammunition may not be carried by a passenger on an aircraft. However, unloaded firearms may be transported in checked baggage if declared to the agent at check in and packed in a crush-proof container manufactured specifically for the firearm or a hard-sided suitcase. Firearms must be in a locked container. Properly packaged small arms ammunition for personal use may be transported in checked luggage. Amounts may vary depending on the airline.

 

ATA (American Trans Air)

 

http://www.ata.com/flifo/beforeyoufly.html#firearms

 

FIREARMS
Federal regulations permit the transportation of firearms as checked baggage only. Firearms must be unloaded, in an approved case, and declared in writing at the time of check-in. Contact ATA for regulations regarding transportation of firearms.

 

Continental Airlines

 

http://www.continental.com/travel/policies/baggage/sports.asp

 

Firearms
Continental accepts one item of shooting equipment per customer in lieu of one piece of free baggage. All items must be properly encased in a suitable container. One item of shooting equipment, whether presented in a single container or not, is defined as one of the following:

  • Rifles - 1 rifle case containing not more than 2 rifles (with or without scopes), 11 pounds of ammunition, 1 shooting mat, noise suppressor and small rifle tools.
  • Shotguns - 1 shotgun case containing not more than 2 shotguns and 11 pounds of ammunition.
  • Pistols - 1 pistol case containing not more than 5 pistols, 1 pistol telescope, noise suppresser and small pistol tools.

The following are firearm restrictions:

  • Firearms are not accepted to/from Israel.
  • For travel to/from the United Kingdom pistols must be packed in a hard side rifle case.
  • Firearms will be accepted only from a customer who is 18 years of age or older.
  • Curbside check-in of a firearm is not permitted.
  • Customer must demonstrate in an isolated area that the firearm is unloaded.
  • The firearm must be packaged in a hard-sided container capable of being locked. The container must be locked and the key or combination must remain in the customer's possession. If a hard-sided container is needed, see the container section of this site.
  • For travel to/from the United Kingdom, pistols, rifles and shotguns must be packed in a hard side rifle case.
  • The firearm will be transported in a section of the aircraft that is inaccessible to the customer. Proof of registration is not required.
  • Firearms carried in addition to the free baggage allowance will be assessed at the current excess baggage charge.
  • No more than 11 pounds of ammunition may be carried. The ammunition may be packed in the same container as the firearm or in a separate container. Ammunition must be packed in the manufacturer's original package or securely packed in fiber, wood or metal containers. The ammunition inside the container must be protected against shock and secured against movement. The ammunition may be packed in the same container as the firearm or in a separate container.
  • For domestic travel, no more than 11 pounds of ammunition may be carried. The ammunition may be packed in the same container as the firearm or in a separate container.

Continental is not liable for damage to firearms that are not contained in hard-sided cases.

Excess Valuation may not be purchased for firearms that are not contained in hard-sided cases.

NOTE: Continental employees will not physically handle any firearm during the inspection. After inspection has been completed, the customer must sign a Firearm Declaration Tag.

 

Delta Airlines

 

http://www.delta.com/travel/trav_serv/bag_info/sp_handling/dangerous/index.jsp

 

Dangerous Goods
The items below are considered hazardous and, by federal law, are prohibited from all Delta flights. If you have questions or concerns about a specific item, please contact Delta Air Cargo at 800-DL-CARGO (800-352-2746).

 

Weapons

+  Ammunition (accepted if boxed small-arms ammunition, less than 11 pounds, and in checked luggage)

+  Firearms (accepted if unloaded, declared to agent at check-in, and in a suitable container in checked luggage)

 

Northwest Airlines

 

http://www.nwa.com/services/shipping/cargo/luggage/faq.shtml#knives

Guns, Firearms
NWA accepts handguns/BB guns/rifle/shotgun type firearms only as checked luggage, with certain limitations and requirements. KLM accepts sports guns only, handguns are not accepted. Passenger must obtain and comply with regulations governing the transportation of firearms for all countries on the itinerary. All firearms must be in a suitable container/crush proof container manufactured specifically for firearms or in a hard-sided suitcase. Passenger must verbally declare firearm is unloaded. NW requires firearm unloaded tag be signed by passenger. Tag must be placed inside of luggage containing firearm. No exterior tag nor notice of firearm may appear on case. Case must be locked and only the passenger may retain the key or combination. NW/KLM personnel will not unload or handle firearms. Gun and ammunition may be in the same piece of luggage. However, ammunition must be within its own packaging which should be in factory carton or rigid shock proof shipping container.  Note: gun powder is not permitted as checked luggage including propellant charges for muzzle loading firearms such as pyrodex, etc.  Maxmium  ammunition per passenger: 11 pounds or 5 kilograms.

International shipment of arms/ammunition:
Passengers must obtain and comply with regulations governing the transportation of firearms for all countries on the itinerary. Passengers should check with Northwest or KLM for current policies, requirements and restrictions on firearms and related items in checked luggage when traveling in the
U.S. or internationally.

Southwest Airlines

 

http://www.southwest.com/travel_center/guns.html

 

Guns

  • Customers are responsible for knowing and following the firearms laws of the state(s) that they will be traveling to, from, and through.
  • Our Customers must declare the gun to the Customer Service Agent at the ticket counter (no firearms will be accepted curbside) and prove that the firearm(s) chambers are free of ammunition and the magazine clip has been removed (when applicable). Paint guns and BB guns are considered the same as all other firearms.
  • Firearms must be encased in a hard-sided, LOCKED container that is of sufficient strength to withstand normal handling, as follows:

1.        A firearm in a hard-sided, locked container may be placed inside a soft-sided, unlocked suitcase.

2.        A firearm placed inside a hard-sided, locked suitcase does not have to be encased in a container manufactured for the transportation of firearms.

3.        Only the Customer checking the luggage should retain the key or combination to the lock. No exceptions will be made.

  • The Customer is entitled to check sporting firearms in addition to his or her normal free baggage allowance. We allow multiple firearms to be transported inside one hard-sided case.
  • Southwest Airlines assumes no liability for the misalignment of sights on firearms, including those equipped with telescopic sights.
  • Firearms are never allowed in carryon luggage.

Ammunition

  • Small arms ammunition for personal use (provided it is properly packed) is permissible in checked baggage only.
  • The ammunition may be placed in the same container as the firearm and must be securely packed in cardboard (fiber), wood, or metal boxes, or other packaging specifically designed to carry small amounts of ammunition.
  • When checking ammunition, Customers are limited to 11 pounds gross weight (ammunition plus container) per person.
  • Magazines or clips containing ammunition must be securely packaged (placed in another small box or in a secure cutout in the carrying case, in order to protect the primer of the ammunition).
  • Make sure guns are unloaded and definitely never transport a gun in your carryon baggage!
  • Gunpowder (black powder) and primers or percussion caps are not allowed in checked or carryon baggage.
  • Loose ammunition or loose loaded magazines and/or clips are not allowed.

 

United Airlines

 

http://www.united.com/page/article/0,1360,1035,00.html

 

Firearms
Federal regulations require that firearms in checked baggage or in their own shipping case be unloaded and declared. Firearms are not allowed in carry-on bags. Firearms in checked baggage must be packed in a hard-sided bag or gun case. A maximum of 11 lbs. of small arms ammunition is allowed in checked luggage in the original manufacturer's box or securely packed in a fiber, wood, or metal box to prevent movement of cartridges.

 

 

 


 
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