Plane trip using electric wheelchair (Permobil)

The control unit of an electric wheelchair is dismounted to protect it during the plane trip


User gets assistance unscrewing the control unit (video)

When an electric wheelchair is transported in an airplane the joystick is extremely vulnerable and can easily be damaged. The user unscrews the control unit with a hex key wrench and places the unit in the basket behind the backrest, where it is protected.

Control unit is removed
Control unit is removed

Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.