Way early on this blog, I wrote a number of posts about “air travel with leather gear.” I wrote those posts as a service to Leathermen who may be flying to attend events like Mid-Atlantic Leather or International Mr. Leather. The posts and website content have been based on my experience in flying over 2 million air miles in my lifetime, as well as “kinda liking” to wear leather garments.
Those posts linked to my website where I…
…developed and posted information with pictures that described how to pack and wear leather while flying. This web page is titled, “Air Travel with Leather Gear”.
Those first posts and website instructions were written almost ten years ago.
Subsequently, I have been asked by some friends about flying in (or with) leather, and found a great video produced by #Gear365 Cal Rider. He shows what it is actually like to gear up, get through airport security, wait for a flight, fly, and arrive at a destination.
I thought the video was superbly done. So here is a visual demo of what my written instructions have provided:
Life is short: wear your gear!