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Fighting Hawk Fighting Hawk - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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You fly a large plane and shoot at tanks and helicopters. The bomb button actually fires a bunch of missiles that lock-on and track your enemies.

Fighting Hawk was produced by Taito in 1988.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Fighting Hawk was produced include: Tokusyu Butai UAG, Full Throttle, Contintental Circuit, Exzisus, Wardner No Mori, Bonze Adventure, Chase H.Q., Chuka Taisen, Cloud Master, and Final Blow

Fighting Hawk
Fighting Hawk


Name Fighting Hawk
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7785
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: 4-way (up-left, down-left, up-right, down-right)
  • Buttons: 2 - BombFire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

The player controls his fighting plane "FALCON" and shoots down enemies in each round of grassy plains, iceberg glacier, snowfield and city. Your final goal is to shoot down the enemies newest bomber - "DRAGON HAT"!

Fighting Hawk KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fighting Hawk Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Common - There are 28 known instances of this machine owned by Fighting Hawk collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 27 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Fighting Hawk circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



DIP switch 1:

  1. screen flip
  2. upright/cocktail mode
  3. test
  4. demo music
  5. - 8 coin/credit


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