Superboy is the name of our Cessna Cardinal.
When we were thinking of names for our airplane, we were visiting with my brother and his wife and their son. He was three at the time. The adults had been ignoring him as he played in the wading pool so he butted into the conversation and announced "everyone has to watch me jump in, and then you have to clap and say something like 'Cheero, What a Super Boy!". Laughing, we all did.
We loved the phase so much that we gave our plane those call letters:
When it came time to repaint Superboy, we decided we wanted something interesting, so we commissioned Lyle Campbell, a Haida artist from the Queen Charlotte islands, to design a paint scheme for the tail. One thing led to another and we ended up with a fabulous design for the whole airplane. The elements are:
When we re-registered Superboy in the United States,
we chose N723SB: 7=G, 23=W, SB.