Act I: The Blue Skies of Betrayal
Shin Kazama, a mercenary pilot flying for the Kingdom of Asran in the Middle East
Shin earns some cash shooting enemy tanks
Shin watches the tanks burn
Shin's F-8E Crusader, a US Navy fighter first flown in 1961.
Greg tears off his oxygen mask
Reporter Goh "Rocky" Mutsugi talks to Shin.
Shin must have an old calender, April 1980 didn't have a Friday the thirteenth...
Lt. Col. Saki Vashutal, Royal Asran Airforce. Commander of the Area 88 mercenaries.
McCoy, Area 88's scrounger
Mick Simon, mercenary pilot
British Aerospace Lightning interceptors. Unusual aircraft with two over/under engines and overwing pylons.
Boris, mercenary pilot
Ground crew loads Mick's F-100D Super Sabre. The "Hun" was retired
from the US Air Force in 1972 and the Air National Guard in 1979.
Suicide night mission. Three F-5
fighters lead, followed by Shin and Boris in Crusaders, Mick's Hun, three Skyhawks, and three
Israeli IAI Kfirs
Sunrise. Bucksy waits for his friends to return.
Shin. You can tell he's the hero (and a great pilot) by the hair hanging down over his eye...
Satoru Kanzaki, Shin's ambitious "friend"
Three more kills and Shin can buy his freedom
From the closing credits: Shin and three MiG-21