No, shock absorbers, including gas struts that contain compressed liquid or gas, are not permitted onto passenger aircraft. However, if you have documentation that the shock absorbers or gas struts are permitted on an aircraft your airline may approve carriage.
Shock absorbers contain compressed gas or liquids which present a risk of exploding.
You will be asked to relinquish all dangerous or prohibited items found in your carry-on luggage. If you refuse:
We x-ray bags going on planes to make sure there is nothing dangerous in them. If something comes up on the x-ray that needs checking, the bag will be opened, searched and any dangerous or prohibited item will be removed.