American Aviation By-Laws

:The following are actual By-Laws from a variety of airfields in the United States

1. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW FOR A PILOT TO TICKLE A FEMALE FLYING STUDENT UNDER HER CHIN WITH A FEATHER DUSTER IN ORDER TO GET HER ATTENTION
- COLUMBIA, PA

2. IT IS A VIOLATION FOR A WOMAN OVER 200 POUNDS AND ATTIRED IN SHORTS TO PILOT OR RIDE IN AN AIRPLANE.
- POCATALIGO, GA

3. LINGERIE CAN'T BE HUNG ON A CLOTHESLINE AT THE AIRPORT UNLESS THE UNDIES ARE CAREFULLY HIDDEN FROM PRYING EYES BY A "SUITABLE SCREEN".
- KIDDERVILLE, NH

4. NO FEMALE SHALL APPEAR IN A BATHING SUIT AT ANY AIRPORT IN THIS STATE UNLESS SHE IS ESCORTED BY TWO OFFICERS OR UNLESS SHE IS ARMED WITH A CLUB. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS STATUTE SHALL NOT APPLY TO FEMALES WEIGHING LESS THAN 90 POUNDS NOR EXCEEDING 200 POUNDS, NOR SHALL IT APPLY TO FEMALE HORSES.
- KENTUCKY

5. IT IS A VIOLATION OF LOCAL LAW FOR ANY PILOT OR PASSENGER TO CARRY AN ICE CREAM CONE IN THEIR POCKET WHILE EITHER FLYING OR WAITING TO BOARD A PLANE.
- LOWES CROSSROADS, DELAWARE

6. PILOTS AND PASSENGERS ARE PROHIBITED FROM EATING ONIONS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7 A.M. AND 7 P.M.
- BLUFF, UT

7. CITIZENS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER AN AIRPLANE WITHIN FOUR HOURS OF EATING GARLIC.
- WAKEFIELD, R.I.

8. NO FEMALE WEARING A NIGHTGOWN CAN BE TAKEN FOR A FLIGHT ON A PRIVATE PLANE.
- HEADLAND, AL

9. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO EAT ICE CREAM IN THE LOCAL AIRPORT WITH A FORK
- BICKNELL, IN

10. NO MARRIED MAN CAN GO FLYING ON SUNDAY.
- BURDOVILLE, VT

11. NO MARRIED MAN CAN GO FLYING WITHOUT HIS SPOUSE ALONG AT ANY TIME, UNLESS HE HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR MORE THAN 12 MONTHS.
- WEST UNION, OH

12. NO ONE CAN PLAY CARDS ON THE AIRPORT GROUNDS WITH A WOMAN, A CHILD, OR AN INDIAN.
- WHITE HORSE, NM

13. NO ONE - MAN, WOMAN, OR CHILD - CAN BE SEEN FLYING WHILE BAREFOOT.
- FAIRPLAY, CO

14. DON'T LET YOUR HORSE FALL ASLEEP IN THE AIRPORT.
- PEEWEE, WEST VIRGINIA

15. WOMEN WHO ARE SINGLE, WIDOWED, OR DIVORCED ARE BANNED FROM PARACHUTING ON SUNDAY.
- CRAWFORD, NEBRASKA

16. NO TURTLE RACES SHALL BE HELD AT THE AIRPORT. BOURBON, MISSISSIPPI.

17. PEOPLE CANNOT PLAY CHECKERS AT THE AIRPORT, "LEST THEY ACQUIRE A TASTE FOR GAMBLING".
- CLEARBROOK, MINNESOTA

18 .CITIZENS CANNOT CARRY A SLINGSHOT ON AN AIRPLANE WITHOUT SPECIAL PERMISSION.
- OKANOGAN,

19. NO PILOT CAN EAT UNSHELLED ROASTED PEANUTS OR WATERMELON WHILE FLYING.
- LEADWOOD, MISSOURI

20. NO PERSON IS ALLOWED TO READ THE SUNDAY PAPER WHILE SITTING IN A CHAIR AT THE AIRPORT WHILE CHURCH SERVICES ARE GOING ON.
- UPPERVILLE, VA

21 .NO FLYER MAY WEAR A PAIR OF PANTS WITH HIP POCKETS WHILE FLYING.
- GUYMAN, OK

22. GARGLING IS PROHIBITED WHILE FLYING.
- HACKBERRY, ARIZONA

23 .LOUD BURPING WHILE WALKING AROUND THE AIRPORT IS PROHIBITED.
- HALSTEAD, KANSAS

24. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO SNEEZE IN AN AIRPLANE.
- LYNCH HEIGHTS, DELAWARE

25. .NO FLYING INSTRUCTOR "CAN PLACE HIS ARM AROUND A WOMAN WITHOUT A GOOD AND LAWFUL REASON" (WHILE FLYING).
- ROCK SPRINGS, WY

26. JUGGLING IN FRONT OF AN AIRPLANE IS ILLEGAL.
- WELLSBORO, PA

27. ROOSTERS MAY CROW, ONLY IF IT IS DONE AT LEAST 300 FEET FROM THE AIRPORT.
- STUGIS, MICHIGAN

 

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