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Aircraft; construction, design and airworthiness; federal registration
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 14
§ 243. Aircraft; construction, design and airworthiness; federal
registration. The public safety requiring, and the advantages of uniform
regulation making it desirable, in the interest of aeronautical
progress, that aircraft to be avigated within this state should conform,
with respect to design, construction and airworthiness, to standards
prescribed by the United States government with respect to avigation of
aircraft subject to its jurisdiction, it shall be unlawful for any
person to avigate an aircraft within this state unless it is licensed
and registered by the department of transportation of the United States
in the manner prescribed by the lawful rules and regulations of the
United States government then in force. The license for such aircraft
must be carried and conspicuously posted in the aircraft while in
flight. Such license also shall be presented for inspection, on demand,
to any peace officer, acting pursuant to his special duties, or police
officer, or to any official, manager or person in charge of an airport
or landing place where the aircraft may be. The provisions of this
section shall not apply to aircraft used exclusively in the governmental
service of the United States, or used exclusively in the service of the
national guard or of one or more of the civil departments of this state.