N-number Combinations & Current Availability | |||
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Type of N-number | Example | Possible Combinations | Quantity |

1 Number | N1 | 9 numbers(FAA use only) | 9 |

2 Numbers | N12 | 9 numbers x 10 numbers(FAA use only) | 90 |

3 Numbers | N123 | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers | 900 |

4 Numbers | N1234 | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers | 9,000 |

5 Numbers | N12345 | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers | 90,000 |

1 Number + 1 Letter | N1A | 9 numbers x 24 letters | 216 |

2 Numbers + 1 Letter | N12A | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 24 letters | 2,160 |

3 Numbers + 1 Letter | N123A | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 24 letters | 21,600 |

4 Numbers + 1 Letter | N1234A | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 24 letters | 216,000 |

1 Number + 2 Letters | N1AB | 9 numbers x 24 letters x 24 letters | 5,184 |

2 Numbers + 2 Letters | N12AB | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 24 letters x 24 letters | 51,840 |

3 Numbers + 2 Letters | N123AB | 9 numbers x 10 numbers x 10 numbers x 24 letters x 24 letters | 518,400 |

Total N-number combinations | 915,399 | ||

N1 through N99 are reserved for FAA use only | -99 | ||

U.S. registered aircraft with assigned N-numbers (+/-) | -293,000 | ||

N-numbers "Cancelled / Not assigned" and held by FAA (+/-) | -65,000 | ||

N-numbers reserved by individuals & businesses, not assigned to aircraft (+/-) | -37,300 | ||

N-numbers currently available from FAA.gov | 520,000 | ||

N-numbers currently available from Short-N-Numbers.com | 1,700 |

N-numbers can not start with zero

N-numbers can not contain letters i or o