What is a pilot callsign?
A pilot callsign is the name a pilot or crew member is called so they don’t have to use their real name when communicating. It’s for both operational security and identifying the aircraft/pilot. Odds are you probably won’t like it and it will be completely unorthodox.
If you know the franchise Star Wars you would know there is nothing cooler than the callsign.
It is only natural that Top Guns most popular Pete Mitchell would be a callsign. Someone who is usually the rebel.
- Shortened Last Name
Have a long last name? It’s possible that it will be shortened to your callsign for example Ferguson would be converted to “Ferg”.
Often seen as the sort of bad luck charm.
Are you a cryer? This name could be given to you.
A nickname for someone who has flown his or her aircraft at night without the appropriate equipment such as goggles. Also known to fly “blind”.
Given to someone to who seemingly disappears! They are there one second — the next they’re gone.
Can’t have Jedi without the Vader. This name is given to someone who is pure evil.
This is a person who can work his or her magic with anything.
This one is pretty self explanatory — annoying little f****.