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Carrier Air Wing (Arcade)

Carrier Air Wing Arcade Title screen


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Carrier Air Wing is a 2D side scrolling arcade shooter. The player chooses one of three different jet fighters (F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet and A-6E Intruder). The game is a pretty standard shmup - player flies to the right and shoots enemies and bosses. Carrier Air Wing has a quasi-modern war style, but has several sci-fi elements (like a giant spider-robot). The game is a spiritual descendant of U.N. Squadron, and has shops - player can upgrade ships between stages.


Carrier Air Wing Arcade total destruction
Carrier Air Wing Arcade Boss fight
Carrier Air Wing Arcade Jet select
Carrier Air Wing Arcade Shield

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Alternate Titles

  • "U.S. Navy" -- Japanese title
  • "U.S. ネイビー" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Sinclair User Feb, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Your Sinclair Jan, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Jun, 1991 3 out of 5 60
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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666gonzo666 (62088) added Carrier Air Wing (Arcade) on May 23, 2014