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    Should I RF my 13 mo old on the plane?

    Our princess Radian 80 just arrived yesterday We are planning on taking it with us to Sweden this xmas when she'll be 13 mo old. Obviously, she will be RFing in the car in it but should I also put her RFing in the plane? I would think yes but if so, I'd prefer to be in bulk head seats so as not to bother any passengers in front of us...it's a loooong flight.

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    Re: Should I RF my 13 mo old on the plane?

    If you can figure out how to get a RF Radian in a plane seat, do it! I don't think it will fit in most plane seats, though. I saw a woman trying to RF a Radian when I flew to California and it wouldn't work. She finally just put it FF.

    I guess a bulkhead seat (as you said) or *maybe* an "economy plus" seat would work, but most coach plane seats don't have enough clearance to put the Radian RF.

    If you can, though, definitely do it!


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    Re: Should I RF my 13 mo old on the plane?

    I would say yes, definitely keep her rear-facing on the plane. She'll sleep better too laying back instead of sitting upright if she was forward-facing. And, you'll be able to see her better (face to face) if you're right next to her, instead of leaning forward and turning your body to see a forward-facing child next to you. I just hope you get a seat that more space in front of it, like a front row. Those radians I think are pretty long and might smash up against the seat in front of it.

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    Re: Should I RF my 13 mo old on the plane?

    I definitely can't fit it RF in just any row, only a bulk head seat. It will fit in a bulk head for sure. I called the airline and asked for the measurements and then they said I can't RF if it impedes the seat in front of it and must be in a bulk head. Which is fine by me because then my kids can't constantly kick the seat in front of them

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