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If cars can be used for racing, why not airplanes? Plane Crazy puts this theory to the test, as eight brave pilots (Nemesis, Big Red, Tsunami, Bustin' Bear, Slippy, Swifty, Duke, and Chub) take to the skies. Choose one of three planes (with different handling characteristics), which can be upgraded (and downgraded) during the race by collecting tokens.

There are 9 distinct courses:
  • 5 point-to-point tracks (Boulder Dash, Dockland Dive, Monument Rush, Volcano Rapids, and Sin City Run)
  • A bonus multi-lap course
  • 3 practice courses
Each course has its own hazards such as skyscrapers, waterfalls and trees. There are also short cuts to be found.

You can choose three types of races:
  • Quick Race: against the other 8 pilots in a track of your choice
  • Ghost Race: where you race against a "ghost" plane, trying to beat your own time
  • Championship: where you race the 5 main circuits in order, earning prizes that allow you to buy upgrades to your plane.
You can also play against other players via LAN or over HEAT.NET.


Plane Crazy Windows Countdown to start...
Plane Crazy Windows In the city...
Plane Crazy Windows Options screen.
Plane Crazy Windows Ghost race mode at Monument Rush track.

Promo Images

Plane Crazy Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Plane Crazy Championship Edition" -- Title Screen of Plane Crazy 2
  • "Plane Crazy 2" -- Plane Crazy Windows Xp compatible edition

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User Reviews

Bizzare plane racing game James Walter (274) unrated

Critic Reviews

Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 20, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gaming Entertainment Monthly 1998 89 out of 100 89
Gamezilla Sep 16, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Freak Nov, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Jeux Mar, 1998 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Nov 01, 1998 B 75
GameStar (Germany) May, 1998 74 out of 100 74
GamePro (US) Jan 01, 2000 3.5 out of 5 70
PC Player (Germany) May, 1998 64 out of 100 64
Power Play May, 1998 48 out of 100 48


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Cancelled PlayStation release

A European release of this game seemed to be in works for the PlayStation but was seemingly cancelled. However the game was reviewed in issue 48 of the Official UK Playstation Magazine and and the rom of the game was leaked also.

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Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2415) added Plane Crazy (Windows) on Mar 04, 2000