Airwolf is the most advanced helicopter in the world. At the start, it’s sadistic creator, Dr Moffet steals it from the CIA ('The Firm') and takes it to Libya. The Firm hires Stringfellow Hawke, a test pilot and Vietnam veteran, to recover the super helicopter with his friend. Hawke is successful but refuses to give it back until his M.I.A. brother is rescued (or his body returned) from Vietnam
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Series Fun Facts
- After the show was canceled the chopper was sold to a German firm. Airwolf - as a Bell 222 - flew as an air ambulance. On 9 June 1992 it crashed during a thunderstorm, killing all three crew members.
- In order for Airwolf to fly with it's weapons deployed, they needed special permission from the FAA. Even though they were props, the FAA insisted on it.
- Jan-Michael Vincent's addiction to alcohol and drugs was a constant problem during filming.