Here’s what you can’t do with your aircraft’s tail number. What you can’t do is get all creative to the point where people can’t read it.
‘Cause when you go flat-hatting over San Francisco’s Ferry Building in your aging Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II, you need to have your license plate legible for tout le monde to see. That’s how the system works.
What you can’t do is take away the middle part of the ID numbers leaving all the 0′s, 3′s, 6′s, and 8′s looking alike. That don’t fly.
The turbocharged Piper Seneca II, for the times when your Saratoga can’t get you there fast enough:
Click to expand, not that it will help legibility.
Anyway, people need to know who pilots are for the times they land on the wrong end of the runway ‘n stuff.
D’accord? Oui, d’accord.
Now, Go Forth And Sin No More.
Never an unkind word need be said/
about your life overhead