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I got a flight suit when i got Cookie, i think for a clipped bird they can be a great idea. :D If you took the time to introduce it slowly and get them used to the harness then they would probably really enjoy the experience. Cookie never really enjoyed it, so i never tried it with Bailee. I wouldn't trust it to hold a flighted bird if they got scared and took off suddenly. Here's some photos of Cookie which i took last year.


And one of her in flight while wearing it
 

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ive got a flight suit, bought it for my quaker, but he's scared of everything, but he has had it on he know's in the summer only way he can go campin' with my b/f is with his flight suit on

we've also put it on 2 of our Tiels - Baby and nibbles and had no problems at all

it is best to get them used to it when they're young though but they're awesome, when they've got it on you and your belongings don't get pooped on ,

as long as you've got it on the bird right, and you got the lead(leash) on correctly and either wrapped around your wrist or over your shoulder ( like a purse/ back pack etc) and it fits right you can safely take them outside


Here;s a couple pics of the birds wearing thiers

Billy testing his out

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y29/RednecksDoItBest/My Birds/billywithhisflightsuitonagain.jpg


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y29/RednecksDoItBest/My Birds/billyoutside.jpg


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y29/RednecksDoItBest/My Birds/billyonthesidewalk.jpg


Nibbles and Baby

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y2...ckatiels got on 9 15 07/Sisstielonherhead.jpg


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y2...s/cockatiels got on 9 15 07/SisandherTiel.jpg


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y2...ls got on 9 15 07/Brockoutsidewithhistiel.jpg


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y2...els got on 9 15 07/Brockandhistieloutside.jpg
 

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Thanks those are really great pictures. I donno how Bailey would take it.. Bailey has no intentions so far of going anywhere unless its to fly to me but I would love to try it out on Noel...
 

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I am planning to get two of them or maybe just one since I doubt I'd want to take them out at the same time. I'm waiting to find a really good quality one that I can trust. Mine are growing out their wings now.
 

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I am planning to get two of them or maybe just one since I doubt I'd want to take them out at the same time. I'm waiting to find a really good quality one that I can trust. Mine are growing out their wings now.

i got mine from www.drsfostersandsmith.com it's made great, it's been washed several times and still looks brand new
 

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Thanks. I've looked at that site but never looked at their flightsuits. I'll spend alot of time training them inside of course but it'll be nice to take them out again for some exploring, fresh air and piccies.

PS.The link to the site is http://www.drsfostersmith.com/ hehe- found out the hard way.
 

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oops sorry about that, my keyboard is messed up i didn't realize it put an S where i didn't want it

some of the keys i've got to pound on for it to actually show up other times it'll work fine

imagine that a 80 dollar keyboard is a piece of crap, but I still have my 10 dollar keyboard on my other computer and i've had it for a good 5 yrs and it still works like its brand new this one i've only had for a about 6 months
 

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I checked out the one at forster and smith but they have no info on the lenght of the leash..they told me to call the manufacturer..I'm also debating the size and the way it's build. It looks like it slips on with two things that go around their wings so if one of those breaks for whatever reason..bye bye birdie...I don't know. I have to find the perfect one./
 

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If i was going to get a harness to use with a flighted bird i would go for an aviator harness, no question about it. I would never take a flighted bird out in a flight suit.
 

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If i was going to get a harness to use with a flighted bird i would go for an aviator harness, no question about it. I would never take a flighted bird out in a flight suit.
Harness huh...it did look alot more secure. That flight suit has these tiny thin straps that I just can't trust. I didnt remember which one you recommended.
 

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Aviator harnesses are used to flight train all the big birds, and they come in tiel size. They don't have any buckles to rub against the feathers, and they're supposedly really comfy for the birds to wear. Flight suits do up with velcro, and to attach a leash you put an insert between the velcro bits. I think we all know that velcro eventually wears thin, and stops working, i would hate for that to happen when a bird decided to take off.
 

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Aviator harnesses are used to flight train all the big birds, and they come in tiel size. They don't have any buckles to rub against the feathers, and they're supposedly really comfy for the birds to wear. Flight suits do up with velcro, and to attach a leash you put an insert between the velcro bits. I think we all know that velcro eventually wears thin, and stops working, i would hate for that to happen when a bird decided to take off.
:eek: I'm glad you told me- I wouldn't trust velcro either!
 

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I have flight suits, and my birds are flighted, but they rarely fly when out of the house. I'm going to order Aviator harnesses because I want to start flight training them, and I'ld like them in something more secure for flying.
 

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We can always buy one and send it to you...that will probably be a little cheaper. Thanks for the link.
 
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