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Wrong icons

I am getting jumbo 747 and A380 icons for dreamliners, 777s and A350s. In simple words, quad engine aircraft icons for twin engine aircrafts.

The database is quite outdated and it defaults to quad engine if the only fact known is that the aircraft is classified as wake turbulence category “heavy”.

There are some web interfaces which use a different database, for example:

I think my webinterface now defaults to two engine heavy when only “heavy” is known, it uses the Mictronics database:

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