Questions tagged [call-sign]

Questions about the callsigns that aircraft use to identify themselves when communicating over the radio or other systems.

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How do you reconcile an airline flight number with an ADS-B record, is this possible?

If you go look at arriving flights at an airport, you'll see something like "American Airlines Flight 224." How do you cross reference that ADS-B flight data? Is this possible? Seems like there's ...
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When did FedEx acquire it's current callsign and airline ID's?

FedEx currently uses the callsign "FedEx" and has the IATA and ICAO ID's of FX and FDX respectively. Back in the 1990's they used the callsign "Express" and the IATA code was FM. (...
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Is there a specific reason Delta Airlines is allowed to have a call sign that's also code word in the NATO phonetic alphabet?

This is a followup to Is there any specific reason why Delta Air Lines doesn't have its own callsign? I was... "helpfully" informed that, um, actually, Delta Airlines does have its own callsign, it's "...