Is the Callsign includes virtual airline and reason for ghost?

Edit= If your callsign more than 5 character GA can send that msg normally.

Edit 2= Please check last post.

Hey guys

I just spawned in LTAC with a Light Aircraft. Requested for taxi and ATC send me that message “Please change your callsign or you will be ghosted”

Is virtual airline names reason for ghost?

ATC message:

ATC:

Don’t think that’s a reason for a ghost. Your best bet is to contact @RFlying.

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Maybe he pressed the wrong button?

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That is definitely NOT a reason to ghost. Maybe the wrong message. best to ask him by yourself

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If he pressed wrong button he may use disregard last msg button

When you were ghosted what was the reason listed below the ghost?

Didn’t know about this guard message!

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Guys, no need for the continued speculation. Controller is aware, op was NOT ghosted. Controller and OP will continue in PM.

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And this means virtual names dont becomes a reason. Thx.

I could see a potential reason why this might’ve been sent. NSV0705A read as;

November, Sierra Victor, Zero, Seven, Zero, Five, Alpha,

takes up a considerable time on the frequency.


As a friendly reminder its helpful to limit callsigns lengths when on the expert server. You are limited to 8 letters/numbers when creating your own callsign under the “General Aviation” tab. This tab is also where you will set your VA callsign (if any). For guidance, below are what I would consider a safe option for you and others when flying:

  • For Airlines to 4 digits, (ie: Speedbird 1234 or Air France 5678) Most airlines do not exceed 4 numbers for their flight number.

  • For General Aviation a good rule to try to follow limit yourself to a 6 alpha-numeric combination (ie: N1234Z or C-TAGS)

  • For Virtual Airlines, its ok to have your 3 or 4 letter VA code, and then your 3 or 4 numbers following. (ie: AAVA1234 or NSV123)

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