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ACSF Member Alert: Lithium Battery Runaway Industry Best Practice

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Hi Folks,

I wanted to share the below Industry “best practice” regarding Lithium battery runaway. I hope all Part-91 flight departments and Part-135 charter operators have implemented a policy on keeping Lithium batteries out of unreachable places.

Whether you’re visiting friends and family this summer or jetting off on a much needed vacation, you’re probably planning to pack a few items that contain batteries. Cameras, laptops, battery-powered toys, outdoor gear, e-cigarettes, motorized scooters (and more!) are all products that may include lithium batteries, which can cause a fire hazard if not safely packed for air travel.

Before you start packing your bags, take a moment to check the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Pack Safe chart to learn more about what can go in your checked and carry-on bags. Here’s what you need to know to help keep you and your fellow passengers safe:

For additional information, please visit the Pack Safe web page to learn more about safe packing.

Bryan Burns
Air Charter Safety Foundation
818 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006-2701
202-774-1515 (direct)
202-452-0837 (fax)

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