14 U.S. Code § 828 - Aircraft deemed public aircraft
While assigned to authorized Coast Guard duty, any aircraft shall be deemed to be a Coast Guard aircraft, a public vessel of the United States, and a vessel of the Coast Guard within the meaning of sections 646 and 647 of this title and other applicable provisions of law. Subject to the provisions of sections 823a and 831 of this title, while assigned to duty, qualified Auxiliary pilots shall be deemed to be Coast Guard pilots.
Source(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 556; Pub. L. 104–324, title IV, § 407,Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3925.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 266a (Feb. 19, 1941, ch. 8, title I, § 7A, as added Sept. 30, 1944, ch. 453, § 4,58 Stat. 760).
The last clause of said section is eliminated because it might be construed to exempt planes of members from being licensed according to law.
Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.