Can this be a carry on to fly?
MARTIN K No, it is too big to be accepted as a carry on item.
STEPHEN S I used it once, so far, to carry dive gear for my wife and myself from NY to Grand Cayman. Fully packed with lightweight dive gear, it weighed about 42 pounds. In my opinion the bag's outside measurements and weight when loaded are prohibitive for use as a carryon. The bag is just too big.
RANDY S no is a little big for a carry on
ANDREW J MCPHAT J Probably not, as it is too long to fit in the overhead unless you turn it sideways. But it is a great bag, otherwise. Very light and appears durable so far (I've only used mine a couple of times).
LIONEL F No, bag dimension are larger than airline requirements
OTTO W no, way to big for that. but still a great bag.
TODD G No, dimensions exceed airline allowable limits.
PATRICIA D At 30 inches long it exceeds the carry on limits. But still a great gear bag, lightweight and flexible. You can stuff it full and still remain under the 50lb weight limit.
ROSS F Definitely not; it's too big. Dimensions are 29.5" x 15.7" x 11.8" whereas I believe most carry-on restrictions top out at 22" long x 14" wide x 9" tall (56 x 35 x 23 cm). That said, I love this bag. It is actually smaller than a lot of the other bags I looked at, yet it will still fit a full kit. The outer material is definitely more durable than some of the others I looked at. I think there may be a few out there that are smaller, but I needed something this tall to fit my fins (Mares Avanti Quattros). It lacks some of the bells and whistles of other models (no separate fin pockets, what have you) but I value durability, function, simplicity and value over the fancy-pants stuff (not dissing, that's just me).
HEATHER B I love this bag and have dragged it on land, plane, & sea (boat). But would not consider it a good candidate for carry on luggage. It reaches my hip when standing upright (I'm 5'6"), so fairly tall and is quite heavy when full of gear. I would recommend checking specific airline carry on size regulations and compare to actual luggage size if considering it as a carry on luggage purchase.