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2.3. Flying with a Ventilator

The International Ventilator Users Network (IVUN) has a great website for information relative to traveling with a ventilator. Their website includes 


Ventilator Users and Their Advocates Are Asked to Contact Nancy Lauck Claussen, FAA, at, to expedite the approval of ventilators for flying and/or delay the implementation of the specific regulation requiring a sticker until the FAA and the manufacturers complete the process. Claussen acknowledged that the FAA stickers are not readily available but the DOT decided to go ahead with the ruling because of its many other improved initiatives for people with disabilities. So for now, it is "up to the carriers."

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