Yes, I carried my firearm onboard an FAA-licensed aircraft for the full duration of the flight. TSA couldn't stop me, either. In fact, they couldn't even touch me. Suckahs. Okay, okay...so it was a hot air balloon, and I had the pilots permission...still, in this day and age, kind of cool just to say I did it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmjZH0iK8fE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhydqIlbNRc § 135.119 Prohibition against carriage of weapons. No person may, while on board an aircraft being operated by a certificate holder, carry on or about that person a deadly or dangerous weapon, either concealed or unconcealed. This section does not apply to (a) Officials or employees of a municipality or a State, or of the United States, who are authorized to carry arms; or (b) Crewmembers and other persons authorized by the certificate holder to carry arms.