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.”

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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