(A) No person shall operate any aircraft in this state unless such person is the holder of a valid aviator's license issued by the United States.
No person operating an aircraft within this state shall fail to exhibit such license for inspection upon the demand of any passenger on such aircraft, or fail to exhibit same for inspection upon the demand of any peace officer, member or employee of the department of transportation, or manager or person in charge of an airport or landing field within this state, prior to taking off or upon landing said aircraft.
No person shall operate an aircraft within this state unless such aircraft is licensed and registered by the United States; this section is inapplicable to the operation of military aircraft of the United States, aircraft of a state, territory, or possession of the United States, or aircraft licensed by a foreign country with which the United States has a reciprocal agreement covering the operation of such aircraft.
No person shall operate an aircraft within this state in violation of any air traffic rules in force under the laws of the United States or under sections 4561.01 to 4561.14 of the Revised Code, and the rules and regulations of the department adopted pursuant thereto.
(B) Whoever violates this section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both.
Effective Date: 01-01-2004 .