Airborne Avenger © 1977 Atari, Incorporated.
Atari Generation 1
Main CPU : M6800 (@ 1 MHz)
Sound Chip : Custom
Airborne Avenger was released in September 1977. 350 units were produced.
It was Steve Ritchie's first playfield design. His career in the pinball industry would bring him much success later on at Willams Electronics, with games like Flash, Firepower, and Black Knight.
The backglass artwork for Airborne Avenger was designed and signed by lead Atari artist George Opperman (1935-1985). Mr. Opperman was the first artist hired by Atari and the creator of the Atari logo.