N-numbers: bending the rules?

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  1. Dec 10, 2015 #21

    SVSUSteve

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    Welcome to why it's only a fool who picks a fight with authority figures over something petty like the registration numbers simply for the sake of thumbing your nose at them.
     
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    As the saying goes, "Question Authority...and the authorities will question YOU."

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    Or, "Don't invite The Man into your life". :whistle:
     
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    Some days the bear gets you and some days you get the bear.
    One day I'll never forget. I ramp (NO not tarmac),checked the FAA.
    Never seen a FAA inspector so upset. Other people around him was falling down laughing.
     
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    Oh dont worry, the Gov just flew in a " civilian" special opps plane with no N number the other day; they do it, so we can? My company had an aircraft that was painted in the 70s with 9" numbers. The FAA never cared , but the guy giving check rides in it would question it. It was eligible for small numbers. I always told him they were bigger than minimum, so that had to be better than me painting over and putting small ones on.
     
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    Only civilian, private and commercial aircraft are required to have "N" numbers. Aircraft operated by federal government agencies and the military do not normally have "N" numbers.
     
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