flight bag

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A travel bag used for short trips, usually designed as a small suitcase, with a zipper on top and either a shoulder strap or two handles. Flight bags are light and easy to lift, and are excellent for taking on a plane as carry-on luggage.

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Handpainted fight bag, circa 1947, photograph taken October 25, 2010 by the Minnesota Historical Society, is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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