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Old 10-14-2010, 06:20 PM   #1
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Database Updates

Hi everyone

This thread will be used for quick database updates. Everyone can post here but most updates will come from the DB team. No stories needed, just really quick messages to let everyone know what is happening behind the scenes and who is doing what.

I'll start off with some updates. I'll post some more later and hopefully we can get most of you guys to help out.
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Re: Database Updates

Bret (username: Liberando) sent us some very nice photos from his collection. Most of them for military models.

Thank you very much Bret, appreciate the effort!

You can find these photos under the following ID#: 22304, 22300, 19292, 19291, 22301, 23683 and 23931.
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Re: Database Updates

Over the past 2 months, Chris Moon has been sending us photos from his collection. Thanks Chris, the photos look great, as usual!

Also, Chris helped us to correct some of the information in the DB.

- Model number IF5763019 changed to IF5763020
- Registration numbers of Aeroclassics Airbus A320-211’s: VH-AYA & VH-AYC changed to VH-HYA & VH-HYC (Chris: "Aeroclassics noticed the mistake after they were printed in China and on doing so recalled them all, but needless to say some did escape.")

Expect later on some more updates and photos from Chris. Thanks again!
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Re: Database Updates

As we all know, the Wings900 database really is one of a kind and there’s nothing else out there quite like it. Search in Google for “model plane database” and it’s the first result in the list. I also think - and am pretty sure you will all agree - that the database makes Wings900 and DAC into what they are today and are at the centre of the community.

Currently we have about 23,000 models listed there, but there are so many others still out there that we can add to it – and not just civilian aircraft, either. Pretty much everything that can fly and which people collect should be in our database. If anyone is interested in getting into collecting planes, regardless of what type, scale, material or anything else, the Wings database should be the place they can start out and learn more. Attracting new blood to the community and the hobby is also what helps keep it alive.

As such, we’ve been thinking about setting database-growing targets for ourselves and working towards achieving them. We really hope that you guys can help us out with this.

- 95% photo completeness
- 30,000 models by March
- 50,000 models by end of 2011

To help achieve the first one, we will shortly publish a list of items that are missing 1 or more photos. Hopefully this will make it easier for you guys to browse through the items and take photos of the model you have in your collection.

You guys have always been a great support. Thank you!

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Re: Database Updates

I recently added to the database:

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  • 24325-24508
  • 24520-24542
in the last weeks. Thanks to everybody who submitted the data and pictures to me directly or to the database submission feature, or at our forums (also at DA.C!!!).

Sorry if I don´t recall everybody of you in detail.

Special thanks to Paul Mills, who is a regular submitter of pictures for quite a while now!!!
Special thanks to Chris Moon, AgentX20, stevec, aradrom, mystére, mjabbasi, flyingdoc, pitagora, aussiejets, paul1127, FalcoNG, vertigo,karun83, marccfer ...............!!
Special thanks to Mark Jungers, diecastcrazy, Lawrence (WabiSabi777), Stephen Peck, Alessandro, Dieter Vorpahl, Heinz Simon, Misha Kovacevic., 747-237 (for the latest submission for ID24540) and all others.


I also added more than 50 logos to airlinelogos.net in the last month and if you find one missing, don´t hesitate to post a note.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP
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Re: Database Updates

Just added another photo from Bret, model # 23998. Thanks!
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Re: Database Updates

Also we have a new team member, his name is Arturo. He will help out with the DB.
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Re: Database Updates

Thanks to Florian Bergmann aka Pauck from Diecastcrazy for sending us photos.

ID#14589 Altaya/IXO Il-2m3
ID#17510 Dragon Fw-190A-4 Trautloft
ID#19292 GMP P-40E
ID#22300 GMP P-51D
ID#22304 Carousel1 Fw-190D-13
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Re: Database Updates

Just made some corrections on model # 24507 and added some photos for 23526.

Thanks ACpilot and sapolobos.

One more update. About 2 months ago we put together a bulk upload spreadsheet. This allows us to, well the name says it already, to bulk upload data to the database.

I sent this spreadsheet to Paul Howard from Helmet Historical Aircraft 200 and he is going to add about 200 custom made, 1:200 scale models. Why custom? Because they look good, and why not? If people collect it, it should be in our database. Every plane collector is welcome on our sites. Thanks Paul.

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Re: Database Updates

  • Added to Database Lufthansa He-111, D-AXAV scale 1/48. ID24548. Thank you Stefan for your submission.
  • Added picture to ID 11290, Thanks Chris for your pic.
  • Updated ID´s 23885-23888 & 24547 & 21806 & 23359 (thanks for the hint, Don)
  • Added to db ID:24549-24570
  • Added to db ID:24573-24585
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Re: Database Updates

Added to database: 24586-24588

Thanks for submitting the models & pictures to Stefan Gmelin

Some corrections/additions made to IDs:

269 / 15574 / 21586 / 21837 / 22620 / 22621 / 22622 / 22860 / 23120 / 23124 / 23125 / 23132 / 23142 / 23596 / 23669 / 24344 & 24349
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Re: Database Updates

Models added to db:

ID 24589-24629
Thanks to Jutz&Jets for your database submission.
Several models updated (Franklin Mint// Martinair // pictures added).

Thanks to Stefan Gmelin & Steve Cfor additional pictures.
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Re: Database Updates

I was looking for an older BUT important item missing from the DB.
The first Gemini Jets Airport Terminal BUILDING 1 Product code GJARPTA.
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I was looking for an older BUT important item missing from the DB.
The first Gemini Jets Airport Terminal BUILDING 1 Product code GJARPTA.

ID is 20480. Part Number added.
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Re: Database Updates

Models added to db,

ID 24630 -24659

Airline logos added/updated. Pictures (thanks AgentX 20 !!) added to several db entries.
Thanks SteveC for your support !!
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