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Old 12-21-2015, 08:21 PM
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Default I registered today! How are you marking your model aircraft?

Today I registered with the FAA. Now, how am I going to put my registration number in my models.

I'm not really a sharpie kind of guy so I came up with this, a tiny aluminum plate bearing my FAA Registration Number. The numbers were stamped in. Reminds me of a VIN Number in a car. I will whip up a bunch of these and glue them somewhere inside the fuselages of my planes. There is a watch in the photo for scale. The plate is about 3/16" by 1"

I mainly fly Piper Cubs so they will be easily visible without tools through the side door, compliant with the FAA's regs.

(I digitally erased some of the numbers, don't want you all stealing my number and flying your models with my head on the chopping block!)

Lets see what you all come up with!

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Old 12-21-2015, 09:39 PM
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I registered also I intend to put my number either inside my models or tape it to the outside with the number facing the inside so it can't be read unless the paper is removed from the model.
Old 12-21-2015, 11:40 PM
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Screw that.
Old 12-22-2015, 10:56 AM
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Clever idea SunDevilPilot! I plan on using my Dymo Labelmaker to print the numbers onto clear film, stick them under the stab or magnetic battery hatch. Won't be much larger than yours.
Old 12-22-2015, 02:27 PM
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Who is going to print it very small with water
based ink on a piece of tissue, which is
loosely taped to the structure?

Maybe something like in the Da Vinci code?

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Old 12-22-2015, 02:39 PM
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I use a label maker and just slap them on over the old AMA number.
Old 12-22-2015, 02:41 PM
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How symbolically defiant!

Could be a new demand for label makers, either new or for rent.
Old 12-22-2015, 09:49 PM
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I plan to wait per the AMA's request. There is no rush to register and the AMA appears to be making headway with the FAA.
Old 12-22-2015, 10:24 PM
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I am also honoring the AMA's request to hold off on registering.
I would like to know the specifics as to why they made this request, but I'll give them the benefit of the doubt.
Old 12-23-2015, 04:17 AM
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I'm holding off also. If and when I'll probably just stick a slip of paper inside the fuse somewhere.

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Old 12-23-2015, 05:04 AM
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I especially want to hear what the FAA guy has to say at the AMA Expo next month (January 8,9,10) in Ontario, CA
Old 12-23-2015, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by combatpigg View Post
I am also honoring the AMA's request to hold off on registering.
I would like to know the specifics as to why they made this request, but I'll give them the benefit of the doubt.
The e-mail they sent was pretty clear as to why they were asking, and why they weren't going into minute detail about why. Good to see you're supporting them though.
Old 12-23-2015, 06:17 AM
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I was going to register, but then I read this: http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/ama...on-scam-sites/ I wonder what the scam site looks like?
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Fake perhaps?
Old 12-23-2015, 02:27 PM
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These faa related forums get dumber by the minute
Old 12-23-2015, 03:01 PM
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Fake:http://www.federaldroneregistration.com

Real:https://registermyuas.faa.gov
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I spotted the fake right off the bat. No picture of a drone.

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Even the fraudsters don't want any part of 'em!
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Originally Posted by porcia83 View Post
Even the fraudsters don't want any part of 'em!
Good one. That's pretty funny.

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Old 12-23-2015, 07:57 PM
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Spoke to Callie at Callie Graphics and she is going to start making sheets of registration numbers. She said she could cut the font down to 1/4" tall.
Old 12-24-2015, 03:11 AM
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Originally Posted by porcia83 View Post
Fake perhaps?
According to AMA, the scam website looks quite legit. http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/ama...on-scam-sites/
Old 12-24-2015, 04:43 AM
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except that whole .com versus .gov thing.......
Old 12-24-2015, 04:55 AM
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Hold off, then crash the system on Jan. 19th. Just like Obamacare did.
Old 12-24-2015, 05:06 AM
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What a creative and productive suggestion, that should help matters. Although you're suggestion is late, people wanted to that the first day that registration was open. The system was up and running for most of the day, some glitches here and there. No massive crash...darn?
Old 12-24-2015, 05:25 AM
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https://analytics.usa.gov/

I have not seen the Registration link on the list since the first day it was up. Nice to see the NASA spot the station made the list though. Maybe it will spike again on Christmas...................................

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