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    Will 11in MBA fit in Co-Pilot?

    The smaller MacBook Air that was just released is slightly less than 12 by 8 inches. (Anyone other travelers excited by the possibility of this? I never liked the iPad, preferring the full Mac OS software over the iOS, so for me this is a great development. I'd love to have a more portable extension of my regular computer.)

    My question: Does anyone know if it will fit in the Co-Pilot? I am "rounding up" when stating the dimensions because I will have the laptop in a sleeve which will add to the size slightly. Actual specs as stated on the Apple site are 11.8in x 7.56in x .68in. It is the long edge that I am worried about fitting in the Co-Pilot, (which is stated as 12in x 10in x 5in).

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    bchaplin has beat me to this question. I have a Co-Pilot and an 11" MBA on order. Tom Bihn has already announced a Cache for this form factor, and the announcement seems to indicate that it can be "slipped inside" the Co-Pilot.

    It seems almost certain that the 11" MBA will fit in the main compartment, but has anyone verified that it does so with the Cache?

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    The 11" MBA in the Size Air11 Cache in the Co-Pilot will be a slightly, ever-so-tiny snug fit - but we think it will work great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bchaplin View Post
    The smaller MacBook Air that was just released is slightly less than 12 by 8 inches. (Anyone other travelers excited by the possibility of this? I never liked the iPad, preferring the full Mac OS software over the iOS, so for me this is a great development. I'd love to have a more portable extension of my regular computer.)

    My question: Does anyone know if it will fit in the Co-Pilot? I am "rounding up" when stating the dimensions because I will have the laptop in a sleeve which will add to the size slightly. Actual specs as stated on the Apple site are 11.8in x 7.56in x .68in. It is the long edge that I am worried about fitting in the Co-Pilot, (which is stated as 12in x 10in x 5in).
    I would say yes. The CoPilot does have some "wiggle room". However, I'm not sure how much other stuff would fit with it.
    Been there. Done that. Can't remember.

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    Thanks!
    I am traveling in another country now and can't even see the new Macbook Air. I was so excited to hear the announcement though! I'll watch the forums - if it does fit well in the Co-Pilot (without taking up all the space in the main compartment), I'll consider purchasing one.
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    My (old! but still works great!) 12.1" PowerBook fits in the Co-Pilot in its NeoCase (from RadTech) neoprene zip-stay-in case. I can't stuff too many bulky items in the main compartment with it, but the bag closes securely.

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    Just got a Co-pilot, and my "old" 13" Macbook Air just manages to squeeze in (very snug) I would guess the new 11" would fit as well.

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    Thanks so much for all the replies!


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