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REX Worldwide Airports HD – SP1 Preview

REX has released a screenshot of their upcoming vehicles for REX Worldwide Airports HD – Service Pack 1.

More information comes as soon as it is available, in the mean time check out REX and FSElite on Facebook for latest info.

Wing Creation – Shizuoka Released, Pricing and Development Update

Lots of news from Wing Creation today!

Firstly, they have released Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Aairport (RJNS). The airport is found around 25km from the centre of the city and near Mt. Fuji itself. With plenty of features including realistic modelling, nearby landmarks and animated jetways, there’s plenty to experience. You can buy it now from SimMarket for 19.00eu (+Tax).

Next, Wing Creations have changed their pricing structure of many of their old products. So now, you can expect the following prices for the following airports;

Fukushima RJSF – 19.00 EUR
Narita Intl. RJAA – 29.00 EUR
Sendai RJSS – 21.00 EUR
Nagasaki RJFU – 19:00 EUR
Niigata RJSN – 19:00 EUR

Finally, Wing Creations have confirmed that Tokyo Haneda is next to be developed meaning both Tokyo airports will be available within the Sim.

Orbx Lower Prices on Most Airports Permanently with New Tier System

With Black Friday close now, many people were expecting Orbx to hold a sale to reduce their prices for a limited time on their products. Well much to our surprise, Orbx will be reducing the price on many airports permanently.

Using a new tier system which will be effective as of TODAY, some airports have seen a price reduction of up to 37.5% compared to their old price. We recently discussed this topic, stating that the pricing model seemed to be a bit linear. It seems as if Orbx heard us, and the community.

So from now on, you will find airports categorised into Silver, Gold or Platinum.

The team found that their pricing was no longer reflecting the value you would see in a higher end product which includes extra airfields, large photorealistic areas and more

This is the result of the rejig:

21 airports have been reduced in price by 37.5% to become the entry-level Silver tier
67 airports have been reduced in price by 17.5% to become the mid-range Gold tier
16 airports have remained at their current price to become the premium Platinum tier

You can download your new priced airports from the recently released Orbx Direct / FTX Central v3.

REX Worldwide Airports HD Released for FSX/P3D!

REX Simulations have released their Airports HD Package! The package is a complete overhaul of the default airport textures and adds ‘more realistic’ scenery to over 24,000 airports within FSX or P3D.

The package provides the ‘revamped’ default airports with: Airport terminals, buildings and maintenance facilites, small/medium/large airport hangars, custom airline specific hangars, coherent airport ground environments, jetways, custom 3D airport ground vehicle models, airport lighting and parking garages. This package appears to have has a lot of care and attention put into it,unlike the default airports in FSX and P3D! REX also state ‘lightning fast’ texture installation which is a feature I am eager to test out for myself!

The REX HD Airports Package is available  here for $29.95 and for returning REX customers a 20% discount, which only leaves $23.96 to pay an absolute steal!