aircraft call sign

aircraft call sign

A group of alphanumeric characters used to identify an aircraft in air-to-ground communications. A call sign should have at least two syllables. Examples of aircraft call signs are “Red 1,” “Air India 403,” and “Hotel Bravo Charlie.”
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Air Attack used aircraft call sign and was able to establish communications with the pilot.
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