Air Combat 22

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Air Combat 22
Air Combat 22.jpg
SeriesAce Combat Edit this on Wikidata
  • JP: March 1995
Genre(s)Flight simulator
Mode(s)Single player
CabinetAir Combat upgrade kit
Dedicated deluxe cabinet (78" × 43" × 111")
Arcade systemNamco Super System 22
CPU1x Motorola 68020 @ 24.576 MHz,
2× Texas Instruments TMS32025 @ 41.952 MHz
Sound1× C352 @ 16.384 MHz
DisplayHorizontal orientation, raster, 640 × 480 resolution, 32768 palette colors

Air Combat 22 (エアーコンバット 22, Eā Konbatto 22) is a flight simulator arcade game, released by Namco in 1995; it is the arcade sequel to Namco's Air Combat. Its name comes from it running on Namco's Super System 22 hardware.


Gameplay is similar to the original Air Combat game, with the addition of being able to control one of three aircraft, namely the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Sukhoi Su-27 and the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. It was available as either a conversion kit for the original Namco System 21 Air Combat cabinet, or a dedicated deluxe cabinet (measuring 78" high, 43" wide and 111" deep).


Air Combat 22 gameplay example.png

Next Generation reviewed the arcade version of the game, rating it three stars out of five, and stated that "As it is, Air Combat 22 is just a good facelift."[1]


  1. ^ "Finals". Next Generation. No. 8. Imagine Media. August 1995. p. 79.

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