registration markings

registration markings

A group of letters on all civil aircraft used as a means of identification, the first letter(s) signifying the country of registration. These are marked on the top and bottom surfaces of the wings, the fuselage, or the tail surfaces.
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The CS300 airliner bearing Canadian registration markings C-FFDK departed Montreal Mirabel International Airport at 11:00 EST and returned at 15:58 EST.
Investigators also found that the carrier improperly allowed at least three other unsafe bus companies, previously shut down by FMCSA, to continue passenger services using vehicles with the registration markings of Autobuses Rayon.
It said the plane, bearing Estonian registration markings, crossed into Russian airspace heading for Poland.