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 boat was seized by the Navy in the deep seas south of Galle on 11th July 2019, without a flag of a state or registration markings. The Navy also detained nine foreigners onboard and found substances suspected to be narcotics
The CS300 airliner - bearing Canadian registration markings C-FFDK - departed Montreal-Mirabel International Airport at 11:00 EST and returned at 15:58 EST.
It said the plane, bearing Estonian registration markings, crossed into Russian airspace heading for Poland.