Pacific Islands Simulation: Nagasaki airport


The Pacific Islands Simulation guys have been hard at it lately, some real top notch releases and at a very reasonable price. Latest announcement is a new Japanese airport in the shape of Nagasaki. This one is definitely a long-haul option for Pacific simmers, and with a decent level of pay-ware either out or in the works for Japan it makes for a great simming base for a few legs. Check out the screenies and follow the action in the Pac Sim forums…

Folks, we are near the tail end of development and here’s just one shot from afar showing progress work. Note that once we complete RJFU, we will start work on the adjacent Omura (OMJ) airport. OMJ is by design, and from history, part of RJFU and was (and still is) in use before RJFU was built in 1975. In FSX, Omura is part of RJFU and has ATC services from RJFU. Runways 14/32 (RJFU) and 36/18 (OMJ) are serviced from RJFU tower. There is no ICAO code listing for Omura within FSX so don’t bother checking. In real life, Omura is currently used primarily by the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force helicopter squadro


Tokyo International Airport v2 from TechnoBrain


Japanese destinations are always welcome by the long haul pacific simmers, sadly many of the Japanese titles are very expensive which is why I haven’t personally splashed out on too many. As reported on SimFlight last week, Japanese developer Technobrain has a new v2 update of their Tokyo product for FSX in the works. You’ll need to use GoogleTranslate to make any sense of the detail on their product page. There are a bunch of before and after shots and the detail looks ok but not quite up to the high standard we’re starting to expect from payware these days.