While demonstrating the capabilities of the new prototype supercopter codenamed 'Airwolf', Dr. Charles Moffet goes rogue, steals the chopper and kills almost all of the observers. At least one man -- Michael Coldsmith Briggs III survives. Briggs, codenamed 'Archangel' is the head of a covert organization called 'The Firm' and Archangel calls upon the one man in the world he knows that can retrieve the copter. The problem is Stringfellow Hawke is not only a loner, but a recluse as well. The amount of money the Firm is willing to pay for Airwolf's recovery is irrelevant. Hawke wants just one thing - the safe return of his brother, Saint John, who was captured during the Vietnam war and is evidently a POW. Written by
R. Bernard Ment
Did You Know?
In the series pilot movie, several references are made to Mirabel Oil. The F.I.R.M.'s spies work undercover in Libya through Mirabel Oil. The name "Mirabel" is a nod to the Bell Mirabel helicopter manufacturing facility in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where Bell produces all of its commercial helicopters, including the Bell 222 that was modified for use in the Airwolf
(1984) TV series. See more
When identifying the ship Airwolf is about to destroy, the screen identifies it as an Adams-class destroyer, but the co-pilot calls it a Knox-class destroyer. While the Adams-class of ships are properly destroyers, the Knox-class of ships are frigates, not destroyers. And neither of those two ships are what Airwolf actually destroys. Both classes of ships are single stack, steam driven with a single forward 5-inch gun. The ship Airwolf shoots is a dual stack diesel with two forward guns. See more
Mark Gordon - Co-Pilot
Stop it! This is perverted!
Dr. Charles Henry Moffet
There is nothing wrong with a little perversion Mark, just so long as you don't hurt yourself.