AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
Oxygen, or any hazardous material used for the generation of oxygen, carried for medical use by a
passenger on a military aircraft must be an approved cylinder as listed in attachment 6. Comply with 14
CFR 121.574 or 135.91 for DoD contracted civilian passenger aircraft.
For human beings or animals with an implanted medical device, such as a heart pacemaker, that contains
radioactive material or with radio-pharmaceuticals, that have been injected or ingested.
Carbon dioxide gas cylinders worn by passengers for the operation of mechanical limbs. Spare cylinders of
a similar size for the same purpose, in sufficient quantities to ensure an adequate supply for the duration of
the journey are authorized in carry-on and checked baggage.
Catalytic hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas carried in carry-on or checked baggage. The safety cover
must be securely fitted over the heating element. Gas refills are not permitted. Not more than one curler
per person is authorized.
Alcoholic beverages not exceeding 70 percent by volume, when packed in receptacles of less than 5 L may
be in carry-on or checked baggage.
Dry ice, in quantities not exceeding 2 kg (4.4 lbs.) per passenger when used to pack perishables in carry-on
or checked baggage, provided the package permits the release of carbon dioxide gas.
Safety matches or a lighter carried by an individual for use by the individual. However, lighters containing
unabsorbed liquid fuel (other than liquefied gas), lighter fuel and lighter refills are not permitted on ones
person or in checked or carry-on baggage.
Securely boxed, cartridges for sporting purposes (in Class 1.4S), in quantities not exceeding 5 kg (11 lbs.)
gross weight per passenger may be in checked baggage for personnel use, excluding ammunition with
explosive or incendiary projectiles. Do not combine allowances for more than one passenger into one or
more packages. This approval does not authorize the carriage of military issue ammunition in personal
Wheelchairs or other battery-powered mobility devices with spillable or nonspillable batteries, provided
that the battery is disconnected, battery terminals are insulated to prevent accidental short circuits and the
battery is securely attached to the wheelchair or mobility device may be carried in checked baggage. Load
and store batteries attached to these devices with there filling holes upright.
A mercurial barometer carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or other similar official
agency may be in carry-on baggage. However, package the barometer in a strong outer packaging, having
a sealed inner liner or a bag of strong leak proof and puncture resistant material impervious to mercury,
which will prevent the escape of mercury from the package irrespective of its position.
One small carbon dioxide cylinder fitted into a self-inflating life jacket plus one spare cartridge may be
carried in carry-on and checked baggage. However, the life jackets cannot contain any explosives,
pyrotechnic, or flammable devices.
Heat producing articles such as underwater torches (diving lamps) and soldering irons may be in carry-on
Scuba diving tanks containing not more than 25 pounds per square inch at 21 degrees C (70 degrees F) may
be shipped as checked baggage. A tag or label must be affixed to the tank by a dive shop or licensed
individual to indicate service was performed.