Pacific Islands is a collection of highly detailed historical airfields. As much fun as you can have in X-Plane! It includes five historic airfields that saw action during the pacific conflict of WWII
#1 Munda Airport is an airport in the Solomon Islands . Opened on 1 December 1942, it was used by the Japanese forces as a forward operating base. Munda airfield was the principal objective of the Central Solomons campaign. It was captured by the US Army XIV Corps forces after 12 continuous days of fierce fighting in the jungle area. The high ground around the airfield fell on August 5, 1943. (Wikipedia). Munda Airfield was used by the American forces form the remaining of the war.
After the war, the airfield was turned into a commercial airport, used for regional flights by Solomon Airlines.
#2 Gizo Airfield is also located in the Soloman Island. in 1943 the island was occupied by Japanese troops
#3 Barakoma Airfield. Located at the south-east corner of Vella Lavella, along Barakoma Bay, and south-east of Barakoma. During August 19-28, 1943 Japanese aircraft attacked Allied forces in the Barakoma area losing a considerable number of aircraft and Allied fighters and anti-aircraft claimed about 50 attackers. None of the raids did considerable damage. The last recorded Japanese raid was January 16, 1944 when four bombs were dropped three miles wide of the airfield. This is the historical airfield portrayed in the TV series 'Baa Baa Black Sheep '.
#4 Vanuatu Islands: Palikulo Bay Airfield or Bomber Field #1 is a former World War II airfield on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands.
#5 Guadalcanal Island: Henderson Field is a former military airfield on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands during World War II. Originally built by the Japanese, the conflict over its possession was one of the great battles of the Pacific war.
100% original objects to recreate the WWII ambiance
Static aircraft and vehicles
- Tents - Towers - Quonset hut, Barracks -etc
High resolution textures
- Boeing B17 Flying Fortress, Vought F4U Corsair, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, Douglas C47 Dakota, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, Consolidated PBY Catalina, Patrol boat, Liberty Ship, Jeep Willis, GMC Truck
Access ramp for floatplanes
- Ultra high resolution textures with night and day
Optimized for X-Plane 10
- such as the Consolidated Catalina and other floatplanes
More pictures here
- Uses X-Plane 10 new features (high res, shadows, etc)