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Whats the best M reg you seen so far?

Old 19th Jan 2008, 04:15
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Whats the best M reg you seen so far?

With a wave of the very trendy M (IOM) reg's being issued, whats the best you seen so far?

Such as MOTOR etc...
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Old 19th Jan 2008, 18:43
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Interestingly, with these callsigns that spell words, I have in the past heard them use the word as the callsign rather than the phonetic alphabet. Is this acceptable?

For example, there was a German King Air reg'd D-IANA which used the callsign "Diana" rather than "Delta India Alpha Nov' Alpha"

Recently, I heard "Spiky" (SP-IKY, another King Air) descending inbound one of the London area airfields.

With the introduction of the Manx reg', there are quite a few possibilities, Motor, Mandy, Mungo, Marty, Minga etc..

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Old 19th Jan 2008, 19:04
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Over the last few months, I've had a S-EXFM and G-AYIM.

The more sedate IoM registrations have been M-OTOR and M-OORE
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Old 19th Jan 2008, 19:16
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MELON and MAGIC are the two I've seen down the southern sectors
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Old 19th Jan 2008, 20:18
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MICRO...is one
I remember two BAC111s that used to fly into Brum in the [very] early '70s...DANDY and DAISY...both I think re-allocated
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Old 19th Jan 2008, 20:18
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Irish company called (I believe) Macdonalds (nothing to do with burgers) had a private aircraft EIEIO

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Old 19th Jan 2008, 20:49
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A nice bizjet


guess who was the owner...
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Old 19th Jan 2008, 20:54
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We had MYSKY visit the other day.......rather liked that one

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Old 19th Jan 2008, 21:44
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I was always interesting in registration issue.
The best one that I saw is :
at first glimpse nothing interested but further analysis:
LZ- Two letters designated country. In this case Bulgaria / for those less familiar with current situation in EU- Newest member of EU !

The third letter B- usually designates that a/c is not in commercial traffic i.e. state a/c carrying VIP . In this case VIP Tu-154

TZ- abrevation for TODOR ZIVKOV- famous Bulgarian Head of State during their communist era. Friend of Chausesku, Stalin, Hruscov, Erih Honeker and other communist brains from Cold War era.
It was very logic in that time to give registration in such manner.
The joke is today.
this a/c still has the same registration, carrying now democratic and European minded politicians from Bulgaria.
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Old 19th Jan 2008, 21:58
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I remember seeing G-NADS in a hangar at RAF Halton a couple of years back, will someone register a De Havilland Beaver as M-INGE ?

I wanted to register a balloon as G-SPOT as the retrieve crew would spend all evening trying to find it.

I love the story about EI-EIO, all together now........"Old Macdonald was dyslexic, eioie"
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Old 20th Jan 2008, 14:03
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Plane Reg's can be better than car ones.
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Old 20th Jan 2008, 15:00
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Suppose it could be bad when they have something like MAYBE and used that as the callsign instead of the phonetics, "report established" response "Maybe wilco" lol
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