Archangel has gone on a personal mission in East Germany to rescue a friend and former lover, and gotten himself captured. With Hawke and Dominic injured, rescuing him is uncertain, so they must enlist Caitlin's help to complete the rescue attempt.
String is captured by Latin American revolutionaries while attempting to rescue American archaeological students trapped by a coup.
In the midst of it's key part in delivering and collecting a leading American scientist to top secret sanctions aimed at cooling international tensions with Russians, Airwolf develops a seeming computer virus in it's systems, which periodically takes pilot control and makes it a potential killing machine in the air. The systems have been taken over buy a "time-bomb" left by the chopper's evil creator, Dr. Moffett, who has programmed it to begin the deadly behaviour if not given it a recognition code by him at that time.moreless
When terrorists steal a new biofeedback device called LOKI, Hawke and Dominic are sent in to find it.
After an old Vietnam buddy of Hawke's is shot in the desert when trying to escape a corrupt Sheriff, Hawke gets a call from an inmate who had been in jail with the man to alert him of the escape, and flies with Dominic in Airwolf to Pope County, Texas, to investigate. There, Hawke meets Highway Patrol Deputy Caitlin O'Shannessy, who had a run in with Sheriff Bogard prior to the killing; but Hawke's appearance on the scene sees him arrested by Bogard and released on a private game reserve, where gun-happy sportsmen pay big money to hunt big game – and Hawke is the latest bait...moreless
String and Caitlin are sent to a remote Alaskan research station where a deadly Russian bacteria has been let loose.
String and a reporter friend are taken hostage by terrorists who have taken over a Christian commune. The terrorists are revolutionaries who are destroying dams in an effort to have their comrades freed from federal prisons.
Hawke and Dominic help Dominic's friend, Eddie, a hopeless drunk who sees unusual things in the desert at night. They're all unaware of a former General's plan to launch his own missile against Russia, and Eddie may prove to be more help in stopping it than even he thinks.
Dominic is distraught to hear that his daughter Sally-Anne – whom Hawke never even knew existed – has been found dead on the beach after over-dosing on the Caribbean Island of San Remo, where Dom himself was born. Detouring in their way to a top-secret Airwolf mission for the Firm, Hawke flies Dominic to the island to attend the funeral. Upon returning to Santini Air, Dom is arrested for his ex-wife's murder, and Hawke flies back to the island to track down her real killer, focusing his sights on a local casino owner.moreless
The Airwolf crew befriends a runaway looking for revenge on the drug runners that murdered his uncle.
Dom inherits from the estate of a millionaire whom he had earlier rescued from a plane crash.
Santini Air is hired for a 30 day period by agents on behalf of a industrial millionaire, to be on stand-by to pilot the man on an important journey when called upon. Dominic is excited at the prospect of the high-paying job, but Hawke is more sceptical and intends to find out just why they've been given the contract. But unbeknown to any of them, Caitlin's new boyfriend is plotting to assassinate the millionaire; and matters are not helped any by some malfunctions that Airwolf is suffering.moreless
String receives information that St. John is being held in a Laotian POW camp, and puts together a special unit to go extract him.
String must bring in a disgruntled former Firm employee whose been denied his retirement benefits.
After being forced down by a volcano eruption, String and Dom discover a mining town being run as a slave colony.
Hawke's obsession with finding his brother is heightened when the theft of a new chopper, the HX-1, it stolen, using techniques that he and his brother used in Vietnam. He goes back into his past to try and find the group of thieves, but runs into an unexpected surprise from his past. And the chopper itself may prove a challenge against Airwolf.moreless
The Airwolf crew helps a group of Vietnamese farmers get their crop to market, after a warlord threatens their lives.
While filming aerial footage, String and Dom accidentally get footage of a mobster believed dead.
Caitlin is a passenger on board a plane which Airwolf is sent to search for, after the plane is hijacked and forced down at sea.
After Hawke rescues Dominic's niece Holly from a mobster's compound in Mexico, strange things start happening at Santini Air. At first, Hawke and Dominic assume that the mobster is trying to scare the girl, but, especially when Hawke turns down Holly's advances of romance, the incidents get worse. Meanwhile, Caitlin O'Shannessy arrives fresh from her escapade with Hawke against the corrupt Police of Pope County, and looks for work at Santini Air. Her close relationship with Hawke somehow seems to fuel the incidents.moreless
The Airwolf team ends up stopping a Banana republic coup when they set out to rescue Doc, who had been kidnapped to treat the nation's leader.
While working on a music video, String helps a country singer whose manager/ex-husband plans to kill her in an effort to boost album sales.