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The Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland, 1939
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An. Code, 1924, sec. 11. 1927, ch. 637, sec. 11.

11. (Uniformity of Interpretation. ) This sub-title shall be so inter-
preted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform
the law of those States which enact it, and to harmonize, as far as possible,
with Federal laws and regulations on the subject to1 aeronautics.

An. Code, 1924, sec. 12. 1927, ch. 637, sec. 12.

12. (Short Title. ) This sub-title may be cited as the Uniform State
Law for Aeronautics. 2

Uniform Air Licensing Act.

An. Code, 1924, sec. 13. 1929, ch. 318, sec. 13.

13. (Definition of Terms. ) In this sub-title, the term "Aircraft"
means any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used, or designed
for navigation of or flight in the air, except a parachute or other contri-
vance designed for such navigation but used primarily as safety equipment.

The term "Public Aircraft" means an aircraft used exclusively in the
governmental service of the United States or of any state or territory

The term "Civil Aircraft" means any aircraft other than a public air-

The term "Airman" means any individual (including the person in
command, and any pilot, mechanic or member of the crew) who engages
in the navigation of aircraft while underway, and any individual who is
in charge of the inspection, overhauling, or repairing of aircraft.

The term "person" means an individual, a partnership, or two or more
individuals having a joint or common interest, or a corporation.

The term "Commission" means the State Aviation Commission.

An. Code, 1924, sec. 14. 1929, ch 318, sec 14. 1939, ch. 689, sec 14.

14. It is hereby declared that the policy, principles and practices estab-
lished by the Civil Aeronautics Authority, and all amendments thereto,
are hereby adopted and extended and made applicable, mutatis mutandis,
to cover all air traffic in this State, so far as not covered by Federal law at
any time.

An. Code, 1924, sec. 15. 1929, ch. 318, sec. 14A.

15. (State Aviation Commission. ) There is hereby created a State
Aviation Commission consisting of five members, to be appointed by the
Governor, for a term of three years, the members of said Commission to
serve without compensation. One member shall be Chairman and one
member shall be Secretary-Treasurer. Not less than three members of
the above Commission shall be licensed pilots or have had at least 5 years'
actual experience as pilots.

The Commission shall have power to procure and use an official seal
and to employ such secretarial and clerical assistance and other employees
as may be necessary, provided that their compensation shall be paid by
the Commission from such revenues as are derived from the operation of
this sub-title. The said Commission shall report in writing to the Gov-

1 Evidently a typographical error.

2 Sec. 13 of ch. 637 of the Acts of 1927 repealed all laws inconsistent therewith.


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