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Airplane Tail Numbers Regulations and Standards for Display

In order to maintain organized aircraft registration in the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration gives each airplane an identifying number that makes it easily traceable in matters of ownership. In order to be effective, these numbers will need to be displayed on each aircraft’s surface, which is why they are referred to as airplane…

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A Better Aircraft Registration Lookup Process

Searching for the right plane isn’t easy. Sure, you can use the internet, but, in a way, the proliferation of information sources has made it more difficult to determine what is true and what’s made up. You can find plenty of info online, but you won’t really know if you can trust it. One thing…

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The Airplane Database: More than Just Tail Numbers

One of the main questions people ask us about the airplane database is: why? Why does the FAA maintain this database? Is it really necessary? After all, for all of the comparisons, planes aren’t really that much like cars. The odds of someone breaking into your car and stealing it, thus necessitating it being tracked, are quite…