I just returned from the Mexico trip and the Aeronaut performed like a champ.
it's hard to believe I attended a wedding on Saturday the 8th of April
(2006) in Mexico City, bridged by four days of casual sightseeing etc-
completely out of the Aeronaut and a small camera bag. I did have to do
some impromptu laundry at the hotel- but still- I came home wearing a
I made pix of the content modules prior to leaving and listed all the
contents by item and quantity. Net weight going out was 23lbs for packed
Aeronaut. Only one pair of shorts went unused (It wasn't THAT warm out)
For about 15 minutes on the ride home- I just sat in my seat- Aeronaut
across the aisle -and watched as it shared overhead space with clumsy
incoming wheelies, more paper bags and baggage-rules-illegal behemoth
luggage. I measured 6" of extra space between the Aeronaut and the
hatch door with the Aeronaut oriented perpendicular to the hatch opening.
I also carried it on my back for an hour at a time as I 'hiked' up and
down Washington's Dulles,Geneva and Mexico City airports- waiting to board
my flights. What a lovely feeling to carry a fatigue free carry-on.