Mission Guide PSX

Mission 1
Destroy four C-5s. The first two are protected by MIG-31s,
the second two by F-4s. The MIG-31's high speed makes it difficult
to get a missile lock. Try using the cannon from close and behind.

Mission 2
Protect your base from an impending B-52 attack. The B-52's
have rear-mounted guns. Do not approach them too closely. Because
they are also protected by two TWDF-2s in front and two AV-8s
to the rear, attack them from the side. Watch for a sluggish C-5
to appear.

Mission 3
Intercept and destroy eight unknowns, consisting of E267s,
TWDF-2s and AV-8s.

Mission 4
There are two mission objectives. First, destroy the enemy
communication center that is protected by a few guns, two F-4s
and two TNDF-2s. The second objective is to destroy an enemy headquarters
protected by numerous guns and two fast MIG-32s and an F-15. The
enemy headquarters is also well sheltered by surrounding buildings.

Mission 5
Destroy the central oil refinery plant and surrounding airfields.
There are only a couple of F-14s providing air cover, but numerous
secluded and deadly gun emplacements on the ground. Monitor fuel
and missiles closely.

Mission 6
Two mining resource areas and a plant must be destroyed. The
resource areas are protected by two F-16s and two MIG-31s respectively.
Do not allow these fast planes to get on your tail. Try to destroy
them early. The mining plant is protected by two SU-27s, and two
F-117 stealth fighters that will not appear on radar. However,
the F-117 is not heavily armored and should not pose a major threat.
The mining plant is also very well protected by guns. Fly at a
high rate of speed and fire missiles at the primary targets from
a distance.

Mission 7
This is a challenging mission. Fly down a narrow ravine and
destroy a radar system at the end. Use the external view and choose
slow but maneuverable plane, such as the A-10. Destroy the five
RAH-66 helicopters en route or they will fire missiles from the
rear.

Mission 8
This is a long mission. Destroy the two B-1 and three B-2
bombers that are protected by a pair of fast MIG-29s. More than
two hits are needed to destroy these bombers. Do not leave the
target area until they are downed. Fly to the ravine, turn your
fighter to 9 o'clock, break and swing 180 degrees to face the
3 o'clock direction. Enter the ravine slowly and destroy the five
ground targets on the first run. Returning in the other direction
is very difficult. Destroy the circling YF-23 if needed.

Mission 9
Destroy the facilities in the port while watching out for
heavy air cover provided by two F/A-18s, two MIG-29s, and two
R-COLS. Then, fly through the ravine, and hit the ground targets
while avoiding the swinging cranes. Finally, destroy the docked
sub. Target it with missiles at a safe distance, since it is also
armed with missiles.

Mission 10
This is an escort mission. Keep your escort within view when
possible and destroy out the two approaching F-14s and F-15s.
The escort will be shot down if you stray too far. Ground targets
may be destroyed for extra points.

Mission 11
Stop the enemy from recapturing the port by destroying a wing
of stealth bombers. Keep a safe distance to prevent being hit
by large pieces of falling shrapnel. Do not allow the single MIG-29
to get behind you.

Mission 12
This is one of the most difficult missions. Four ships and
a large aircraft carrier have to be destroyed. Stay at a safe
distance since they are well defended by missiles and guns. Fly
repeated runs over them at top speed and destroy them one step
at a time. The ships are also protected by E-4s to the west, F-14s
to the north and EF-2000s to the east. Some of these planes must
be destroyed or they will fire with missiles at your plane. Watch
the map to avoid becoming lost, as there are no reference points
in this mission. 

Mission 13
This is a simple reconnaissance mission. Destroy two YF-23s,
a F-15, and some ground-based fuel dumps. Destroy the grounded
bomber for bonus points.

Mission 14
There are four targets in this mission: a solar power station
protected by two SF-33s, a refinery and facilities guarded by
two A-10s, another solar power station protected by two YF-22s,
and a fuel base protected by two SU-27s. The planes are not a
large threat, however watch out for the numerous gun emplacements
and destroy them if needed.

Mission 15
Destroy the two SF-39s and two F-14s on reconnaissance duty,
or they will attack later in the mission. Next, destroy the bridge
guarded by heavy gun emplacements and two F-22s. Finally, destroy
the less protected airport while avoiding the covering F/A-18s.

Mission 16
This mission is similar to Mission Seven, except the final
target is the main enemy base. Fly an A-10 and use the external
view again. Pay close attention to the sharp turns.

Mission 17
Destroy the large enemy plane. Keep a safe distance, as the
aircraft is well armed with missiles. Ignore the other aircraft
and concentrate on the target, as it will take all your missiles
to destroy it.