St. John is being held prisoner, in a jungle prisoner camp. Dom is killed in a helicopter accident that also severely injures String. Dom's niece, Jo, inherits and takes charge of Santini Air. The Company sends Jason Locke, Archangel's replacement, to regain possession of Airwolf, and recruits Major Mike Rivers, an Air Force pilot, to help him find and fly the craft. Together, they attempt to rescue St. John from the prison camp.moreless
After being captured and prisoned, Jo's only hope for survival lies with a Soviet defector.
While testing a navigation device, Jo's chopper is shot down, followed by St. John in a plane. St. John stays airborne and find Jo's wreckage. When he tries to get the help of authorities in the nearby town of Santa Mira to find Jo, he's infuriated with their nonchalant attitude and lack of urgency. They soon find out that there's more to the town than meets the eye.moreless
Jason sends St. John and Mike to check on a former female agent of the Company, suffering a breakdown after a mission gone awry. When they investigate her complaints of lights and noises near an Indian burial ground, they discover that the cause of the noise is an even further advanced and possibly more deadly version of Airwolf, ready to be handed over to the KGB.moreless
St. John and crew are under a deadline to recover a piece of stolen satellite hardware which is needed for an upcoming space shuttle flight. In doing so, the crew watches through the windows of an apartment building, in which Jo is working undercover as maintenance to expose which of her neighbors could lead them to it.moreless
The grandfather of one of four juvenile delinquents Jo and Mike have taken camping plans on killing the rest of the camping party in order to regain custody of his grandson.
Assigned to guard a train car full of nerve gas for disposal, Locke has to partner up with a Russian agent and enemy to make the transport. They're forced to put their differences aside when a corrupt Army colonel tries to hijack the cargo.
St. John and Locke uncover a military cover-up when they represent opposite sides at a court martial.
During a test flight, the crew discovers an enormous radiation leak from Stavograd, a nuclear plant in North Russia. They try to go help, and bump heads with the Russians in regards to containing it.
With the help of Arkov, the Airwolf crew works with the now cooperative Russians to try and contain the leak and prevent total meltdown.
The Airwolf team is assigned to guard the daughter of an Interpol agent who is marked for death by terrorists.
After the father of one of St. John's friends is killed, the Airwolf team tracks down the source of a genetically engineered virus that was used.
When a friend of his is killed behind the Iron Curtain, Locke's behavior changes, and as a result the Company distrusts him. He also alienates the crew, resulting in distrust between them as well. Unknown to them all, two moles inside the Company are the root cause.
A Japanese Kamikaze pilot who survived being shot down by St. John's father during WWII plans on restoring his honor by killing St. John and destroying a nuclear power plant.
A jet manufacturer sabotages his own plane that St. John is test piloting rather than let St. John reveal its inferior construction.
The Airwolf team is sent in to stop a group that has taken control of ten Soviet and ten American nuclear missile silos and threatens to set them off unless everyone agrees to total nuclear disarmament.
Mike and the wife of an East German double agent pilot (also known as Captain Klaus Herzfeld) he had been impersonating are kidnapped at an air show in Paris. The rest of the Airwolf crew must rescue him before he's forced to leave the country with foreign terrorists.
A banana republic dictator takes St. John and the family of one of St. John's friends, who had discovered that the dictator was skimming American aid, hostage on a remote island.
Jo is lured to Afghanistan by an old boyfriend who has sold her as a bride to a rebel leader.
Locke's girlfriend is given a behavior implant module which forces her to turn Locke over to a lady scientist who uses the same procedure on Locke. She tries to program Locke and try to force him to turn over Airwolf.
The Airwolf team is sent to stop a man who has hijacked a Japanese freighter carrying nuclear waste. The man plans to blackmail the nations of the Earth into guaranteeing all diseased persons.
The Airwolf team travels around the world as they put an opium ring run by St. John's former commander out of business.
Jo's dying father aids the Airwolf team in recovering plutonium stolen by a group of Neo-Nazis, as well as rescuing the family of the man in charge of the facility where the plutonium was stolen.
John comes to the aid of an old flame, who owns an aircraft charter service and fighting against a lumber baron who's also into drug trafficking. The murder of her husband adds to the woman's chaotic spiral.