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  • Originally posted by Taylor Kim View Post
    What about a new airline for the aircraft?
    Is there any visible change to the livery/appearance of the aircraft?


    • Reminder

      2.5 Hot Photo

      The following will be accepted as hot for 48 hours after the first photo got accepted:

      1. New aircraft type produced by a manufacturer. (including subtypes)
      2. New aircraft type / subtype for an airline or air force. (including roll-outs or test flights at the factory)
      3. First appearance of a new airline colour scheme. (incl. for all subtypes)
      4. First appearance of a special scheme for an airline or air force. Air force special scheme must be at least a full tail marking or similar size on the fuselage. (also for subtypes). Airline special scheme includes all alliance schemes such as Star Alliance, One World etc.
      5. Other Newsworthy events at the discretion of the screening team. (typical hand over ceremonies, promotion tours by new airliner types,..)
      6. photos of airliners with a registration not in the database will count as hot. (the 48h hours guideline will not apply to those)
      7. Please note that new routes are not considered as hot.

      Hot photos for which the 48 hour guideline does not apply

      In order to improve the cooperation with FlightRadar24 and have the most up to date photo available for the FlightRadar24 site the following will be accepted as hot for the first photo accepted only.

      1. A new delivery of an aircraft type that already exists in the fleet.
      2. An existing aircraft in the fleet that is repainted in a new colour scheme.
      3. Any change to the colour scheme (for example: removal of a special scheme, new stickers) or to the aircraft itself (Winglets, Sharklets) - Note that this is only valid for active aircraft
      4. Photo of an airliner with a registration not in the database or re-use of a registration for a new airframe

      Remember, these are hot only for the first accepted image.