Air Race Championship

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Game Strategy

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 	| Genre               : Racing					       |
	| Version             : 1.1				  	       |
 	| Platform            : Playstation				       |
	| Publishers          : Xing and Metro				       |
        | Author              : Arif Hussain 				       |
 	| E-Mail address      : ath_007@hotmail.com		     	       |
 	|  Web Page            : http://communities.msn.com/faqs	       |
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1.0 - 
Created the faq and sent it to Gamefaqs
(30/7/2001)

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1.1 -
Edited the faq.In other words, I Updated the faq.
(25/11/2001)

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1.2 -
Updated the faq. Added some dividers in the some sections of the faq.
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1.3 -
Created the logo.-AIR RACE CHAMPIONSHIP
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~About The Author~
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Name                : Arif Hussain .a.k.a. ATH 007
Email               : ath_007@hotmail.com
Web-Page            : http://communities.msn.com/faqs
Place               : Saudi Arabia

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~About The Walkthrough~
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This is a walkthrough on the game "Air Race Championship".This faq contains 
all the details for the game.The latest or updated version of this faq can 
always be found in www.gamefaqs.com and http://communities.msn.com/faqs
            Q&A,and Cheats and Hints section are available.


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~Contents~
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1) Controls
2) The Planes
3) The Race Tracks
4) Two Player mode
5) Time Attack Mode
6) Grand Prix
7) F.A.Q.S
8) Cheats & Hints
9) Special Thanks
9) Special Notice

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   CONTROLS
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These are the controls For the North American Version of the game.
X                                - Accelerate
O                                - Use Nitro Boost (this can only be used 
three times per race)
[]                               - Air Brake (Often you may crash and 
explode)
Triangle                         - Select View
Start                            - Show pause menu
L1                               - Tight left straff
R1                               - Tight right straff
R2                               - N/A
L2                               - N/A
Select                           - N/A
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D-Pad
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Up                               - Go Down
Down                             - Go Up (don't get confused)
Right                            - Go Right
Left                             - Go Left
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			       ~The Planes~
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The planes are :
01) Gee Bee
02) Pitts
03) Polikarpov
04) Spitfire
05) Zero Fighter
06) War Hawk
07) Lightning
08) Mustang
09) Messerschmitt
10) Sinden
11) Bearcat

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The Available Planes in Grand Prix and Time trial are:
1) Gee Bee
2) Pitts
3) Polikarpov

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   The Hidden Planes are:
1) Spitfire
2) Zero Fighter
3) War Hawk
4) Lightning
5) Mustang
6) Messerschmitt
7) Sinden
8) Bearcat

         These planes can be unlocked by finishing 1st in all
         Tournaments

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~The Race Tracks~
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The Tracks are:

I   -  River Town
II  -  Moonlight City
III -  Mystery Zone
IV  -  Dinosaur Land
V   -  Sea Palace
VI  -  Dragon Road.

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			   Time Trial Tracks:-
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1)River town.
  Length      - 7000 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:44:95
  Fastest Time- 2:15:86
  Limit       - 500
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2)Mystery Zone.(used in training also)
  Length      - 6183 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:38:40
  Fastest Time- 1:56:41
  Limit       - Unlimited
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3)Dinosaur Land.(used in training also)
  Length      - 6417 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:40:16
  Fastest Time- 2:02:35
  Limit       - Unlimited
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4)Moonlight City
  Length      - 7233 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:44:95
  Fastest Time- 2:15:86
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5)Sea Palace
  Length      - 6767 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:42:40
  Fastest Time- 2:09:10
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6)Dragon Road
  Length      - 8167 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:49:70
  Fastest Time- 2:31:06
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The Tracks are very crooked and needs time to experience the sudden
Dangers. In some tracks, there are some areas where you will need to do
A tight turn. For such you will just have to press R1 or L1 for the
Specified direction.
R1 --> Towards the Right
L1 --> Towards the Left

If You turn too much then you will end up crashing.Or if you don't turn
It will be a fiery flight to the ground.

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                        Two Player Mode

The Available Planes in the Two Player Battle Mode

Gee Bee
Acceleration  -15
Speed         -15
Mobility      -15
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Pitts
Acceleration  -14
Speed         -15
Mobility      -18
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Polikarpov
Acceleration  -17
Speed         -15
Mobility      -9
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Spitfire
Acceleration  -14
Speed         -19
Mobility      -21
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Zero Fighter
Acceleration  -24
Speed         -17
Mobility      -17
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War Hawk
Acceleration  -17
Speed         -18
Mobility      -18
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Lightning
Acceleration  -25
Speed         -21
Mobility      -21
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Mustang
Acceleration  -22
Speed         -22
Mobility      -22
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Messerschmitt
Acceleration  -19
Speed         -21
Mobility      -25
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Sinden
Acceleration  -17
Speed         -26
Mobility      -15
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Bear Cat
Acceleration  -24
Speed         -24
Mobility      -24
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                           Time Attack

1)River town.
  Length      - 7000 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:44:95
  Fastest Time- 2:15:86
  Limit       - 500
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2)Mystery Zone.(used in training also)
  Length      - 6183 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:38:40
  Fastest Time- 1:56:41
  Limit       - Unlimited
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3)Dinosaur Land.(used in training also)
  Length      - 6417 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:40:16
  Fastest Time- 2:02:35
  Limit       - Unlimited
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4)Moonlight City
  Length      - 7233 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:44:95
  Fastest Time- 2:15:86
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5)Sea Palace
  Length      - 6767 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:42:40
  Fastest Time- 2:09:10
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6)Dragon Road
  Length      - 8167 m
  Fastest Lap - 0:49:70
  Fastest Time- 2:31:06
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The above Timings are the recorded timings taken by the CPU.

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                           Gran Prix

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How to finish Grand Prix
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First, You need to get practice in using the controls as they will be 
confusing to the beginners.(Get more practice by playing Time Attack Mode 
which will be later described in brief)
       There are only three planes to choose from,in this mode.They are 
described in The Planes section.They are:-
1) Gee Bee
2) Pitts
3) Polikarpov

Play all tracks in this mode to unlock Secret planes.For This win all the
Races 3 times individually with the available planes.

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                                F.A.Q.S

1)Hi there,
  How do I do a turbo while turning hard?
               -mantiny hike

A)Turbo while turning hard???...hmmm...all u have to do is to press O while
  Turning with R1/L1 and directional buttons.But Becareful.You can crash
  if you try to do those.Better not doing nitro while turning.

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2)How do I play with War Hawk, SpitFire and Zero Fighter in Gran Prix?
               -thansi_Y3K

A)Play Gran Prix with the available planes and win the Gran Prix successfully
  Three times in 1st Position (any two tracks) and get more than $ 50,000
  As cash prize.

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                         Cheats And Hints

You must do the following to unlock these jets:

Light Flyer: Use limit 500 mode and beat the game with a normal ending.

Leo Copter: Use mirror mode and beat the game with the good ending.

Foo Fighter: Use mirror mode and beat the game with the Leo Copter and Light 
Flyer Jets.

                !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                !These hints are taken from The GameSages.!
                !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                         Special Thanks

I should credit the following people:-
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CJayC for making a wonderful site and for posting this faq

My bro, Milad because he gave me most of the information on this
game.

You, the readers of this faq.
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Putting this in magazines,CD's is also not allowed.
This is a Document by Arif Hussain.
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