Awesome / Pilotwings

  • Clearing all the normal exams in the SNES game means taking part in something a little more dangerous: flying a helicopter into a very real, very dangerous war zone to rescue people behind the lines. That's great and all, but when you clear the expert exams, you end up having to do this again. At night. With more enemies. If you complete this final challenge, you are treated to the end credits: an Awesome Moment of Crowning in which the entire flight club, including your instructors, salute you as you accept your Gold Pilot's Wings from Big Al. Best Ending Ever. Two extra things that make this extra special: the end credits are the first and only time in the game where you get to see your own character's face. Secondly, the people you are saving behind enemy lines in the first mission are Tony, Shirley and Lance - your own flight instructors!!
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