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User currently offlineLeftseat86 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 728 times:

I recently found out that America West Airline's radio callsign is "Cactus". I never knew that untill I went to LAX with my new scanner the other day.
I know these weird ones:
Redrock= National Airlines
BA= Speedbird
AmWest=Cactus
Anyone else know any bizzare ones?

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User currently offlineEnglandair From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 2228 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 712 times:

British European= Jersey
Airtours International= Kestrel
Air 2000= Jet setter/Jet set (I can't remember)
Aer Lingus= Shamrock (my fav callsign)


User currently offlineBostonBeau From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 464 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 700 times:

Well, Air Florida was "Palm". Pan Am was (and is) "Clipper". And South African is sometimes "Springbok"

User currently offlineSpoiler From Spain, joined Apr 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 694 times:

A medical evacuation flight's call sign is 'lifeguard.' (At least here in the States...)

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