Carry-on bag size limits seems to change monthly and when United Airlines updated their policy to include smaller bags, it sent me on a search for the perfect travel bag. Tom Bihn quickly answered that call with the Aeronaut 45.
I’m a frequent flyer on United and I hate checking bags. I can travel for weeks overseas with everything in a bag that fits under my seat. That’s my rule in fact, just in case all the overhead bins are full. Who has time to wait for a bag that never arrive at your destination in the carrousel?
Tom Bihn’s Aeronaut 45 is the exact size of United’s carry-on bag sizer (22″ x 14″ x 9″), but that wasn’t my only consideration.
Multiple options are built in to the bag to carry it wherever you like, including car camping around the north and Midwest like I did. Grab handles are included on each side, regular carry handles are attached to the bag and an optional shoulder strap should give you more than enough options. Oh wait, I haven’t mentioned the shoulder straps that zip into the back of the back, allowing you to inconspicuously convert it to a comfy backpack.
Don’t need a bag this large? Check out the Aeronaut 30 with all the same features in a smaller size.
I’m truly a fan of everything Tom Bihn has ever made, and visited their Seattle factory to see their manufacturing first hand. Everything they do is first class.
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