Pilotwings 64

Pilotwings 64
System Nintendo 64
Developer Nintendo / Paradigm
Genre Flight Simulation
Series Pilotwings Series

The Pilotwings flight academy is looking for new recruits. Choose a character and earn your Pilotwings license by mastering each of the flying vehicles in a series of challenging missions.

The main vehicles include the hanglider, rocket belt and gyrocopter. Each mission awards points based on time/fuel used and the accuracy of your landing, but your score will also depend on specific mission objective. Clear missions to move up the ranks and unlock new missions.

As well as the main missions, there are also bonus missions to play, such as Cannonball and Parachuting, or find the hidden Stars in each stage to freely explore as a winged Birdman.

Release Information

Region Name Release
Japan パイロットウイングス64 Pilotwings 64 23 Jun 1996
US Pilotwings 64 26 Sep 1996
Europe Pilotwings 64 01 Mar 1997


Mario & Wario on Mount Rushmore

Mario on Mount Rushmore

On the Little States stage, George Washington's face on Mount Rushmore has been replaced by Mario. If you hit Mario's nose with a Gyrocopter missile or Human Cannonball, then his face transforms into Wario.

Submitted by Fryguy64

Character Cameos



One of the playable pilots, Lark, is based on the Nintendo Power magazine comic strip character, Nester.

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The playable character Robin is named after Nintendo Gameplay Counselor Robin Krause. This replaces the characters Japanese name, "Hooter", which was deemed inappropriate.

Submitted by Fryguy64, MEGAߥTE, various readers

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