LATEST | FEATURES | INTERVIEWS | NEWS | FRIGHTFEST | REVIEWS Horror Channel takes off with premiere of action series Airwolf from Thursday 25 November
By James Whittington, Thursday 11th November 2021
Horror Channel is dedicated to bringing great cult action thrillers to its audience and this trend continues with Season 1 of the 1984 US military drama series Airwolf, created by Donald P. Bellisario and produced over four seasons.
A renegade helicopter pilot, Stringfellow Hawke, played by Jan-Michael Vincent, is given the chance to know the whereabouts of his imprisoned brother if he conducts daring missions for a shadowy intelligence agency. Hid first mission is to go to Libya and steal back a high-technology military helicopter, code-named Airwolf, at all costs. With its riveting, high-tech, battle scenes, AIRWOLF is considered one of the best military shows in television history.
Running from 1984 until 1987, the main cast for the first three seasons also included Jan- Ernest Borgnine, and Alex Cord, with Jean Bruce Scott added as a regular in seasons two and three. David Hemmings plays a supporting role as Airwolf's psychopathic designer, who wants control of the craft for his own evil ends.
Airwolf begins 24th November on Horror.
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