JakTrax
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Newsworthy stuff not getting banner?

Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:14 pm

This isn't a dig per se, but I have noticed a heck of a lot of new stuff lately hasn't been given a place on the front page news banner. This includes TAP retro, Rutaca new liveried 732 and the (very recent) Korean C-Series - three aircraft that, in my opinion, should be in the news section the moment they're added.

I'm aware that the crew are mostly volunteers but the job still has to be diligently done - come on, guys, this is not only frustrating for the photographers who strive to bring A.net the first shots of something new, it's also allowing other sites to get ahead. To add insult to injury, slightly revised lettering in the TAP tail logo got full fanfare on the front page recently, as did a light aircraft that had had a respray.

Like I say, not really a dig.... but if I've noticed, surely others have too.

Karl
 
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airkas1
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Re: Newsworthy stuff not getting banner?

Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:18 pm

Hi Karl,

I agree with you and have just added the Rutaca and Korean as banners. The TAP retro is a bit less recent, so it doesn't make much sense to still add it. All of the above should've indeed gotten banners and I will advise the prio team of this. It can still happen that banners are forgotten, so if anyone is missing one, please do E-mail us if you think we forgot (priorityscreening[at]airliners.net).
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Re: Newsworthy stuff not getting banner?

Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:33 pm

Is it possible to get a tick box added to the priority screening box saying, "Is this picture for a news banner " or of something similar. Just a thought as it might help in this situation.
 
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Re: Newsworthy stuff not getting banner?

Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:09 pm

Likely possible, but I'm not going to forward the suggestion (sorry). It's more work for something that we just need to keep better track of. Plus people can just tick the box all the time, which would be quite useless. I did send a reminder around, so I'm sure it'll get better.
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