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    	  	              Preface (PRF)
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    A kliqIMB Guide | Copyright July 14th 2011 | Version 1.0 - Complete!
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                             Table of Contents (TOC)
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    0a) Preface............................................................(PRF)
    0b) Table of Contents..................................................(TOC)
    1a) Introduction.......................................................(INT)
    1b) Controls...........................................................(CNT)
    2a) Training Class.....................................................(TRN)
        2ai) Plane 01......................................................(TP1)
        2ai) Plane 02......................................................(TP2)
        2ai) Rocket Belt 01................................................(TR1)
        2ai) Rocket Belt 02................................................(TR2)
        2ai) Glider 01.....................................................(TG1)
        2ai) Glider 02.....................................................(TG2)
    2b) Bronze Class.......................................................(BNZ)
        2bi) Plane 01......................................................(BP1)
        2bi) Plane 02......................................................(BP2)
        2bi) Rocket Belt 01................................................(BR1)
        2bi) Rocket Belt 02................................................(BR2)
        2bi) Glider 01.....................................................(BG1)
        2bi) Glider 02.....................................................(BG2)
    2c) Silver Class.......................................................(SLV)
        2ci) Plane 01......................................................(SP1)
        2ci) Plane 02......................................................(SP2)
        2ci) Plane 03......................................................(SP3)
        2ci) Rocket Belt 01................................................(SR1)
        2ci) Rocket Belt 02................................................(SR2)
        2ci) Rocket Belt 03................................................(SR3)
        2ci) Glider 01.....................................................(SG1)
        2ci) Glider 02.....................................................(SG2)
        2ci) Glider 03.....................................................(SG3)
    2d) Gold Class.........................................................(GLD)
        2di) Plane 01......................................................(GP1)
        2di) Plane 02......................................................(GP2)
        2di) Plane 03......................................................(GP3)
        2di) Rocket Belt 01................................................(GR1)
        2di) Rocket Belt 02................................................(GR2)
        2di) Rocket Belt 03................................................(GR3)
        2di) Glider 01.....................................................(GG1)
        2di) Glider 02.....................................................(GG2)
        2di) Glider 03.....................................................(GG3)
    2e) Platinum Class.....................................................(PLT)
        2ei) Plane 01......................................................(PP1)
        2ei) Plane 02......................................................(PP2)
        2ei) Plane 03......................................................(PP3)
        2ei) Rocket Belt 01................................................(PR1)
        2ei) Rocket Belt 02................................................(PR2)
        2ei) Rocket Belt 03................................................(PR3)
        2ei) Glider 01.....................................................(PG1)
        2ei) Glider 02.....................................................(PG2)
        2ei) Glider 03.....................................................(PG3)
    
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                                Introduction (INT)
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    Hello, and welcome to kliqIMB's guide for Pilotwings Resort, one of the launch
    titles for the Nintendo 3DS and the "sequel" to the popluar mini-game in Wii
    Sports Resort for the Wii. It's a pretty easy game, but some of the latter
    "levels" might give you a bit of trouble. So feel free to skip down to those
    as most of the beginning missions are brain-dead coma easy. Anyway, hopefully
    everyone enjoys the guide!
    
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                                  Controls (CNT)
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    The controls depend on what vehicle you're piloting, so I'll detail them all
    here. These were taken from the in-game control listings.
    
    Plane:
    
    L Button - Bank Left / Barrel Roll (double-tap)
    R Button - Bank Right / Barrel Roll (double-tap)
    L + R Buttons - Invert
    Thumbstick - Control aircraft
    D-Pad - Look around
    B Button - Brake
    A Button - Speed Boost
    Y Button - Shoot
    
    Rocket Belt:
    
    L Button - Air brake / Hover
    R Button - Hold to point camera down
    Thumbstick - Control aircraft
    D-Pad - Look around
    B Button - Strong Jet
    A Button - Weak Jet
    
    Glider:
    
    L Button - Cancel photo
    R Button - Take a photo
    Thumbstick - Control aircraft
    D-Pad - Look around
    B Button - Flare (air brake or landing)
    
    
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                                Training Class (TRN)
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    These are the first set of mission in Mission Mode. They're ridiculously easy
    so I won't spend much time on them. Also, about the scoring section of the
    guide; since in order to progress you pretty much have to get a 3-star on
    everything that's all I'll be inlcuding in the guide. It tells you in game
    how many points it takes to get each level of star anyway, so it's kinda
    pointless to detail them all here.
    
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                       ///////Plane 01: Ring Run-Through\\\\\\\\       (TP1)
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    Description: Fly the Plane through a consecutive series of rings.
    Scoring: 100 pts
    Perfect Time: 45 seconds
    Tips: Just fly straight through the rings. They barely deviate in height so
    use your boost as often as possible.
    
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                       ///////Plane 02: Landing Training\\\\\\\\       (TP2)
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    Description: Land the plane on the floating Landing Strip.
    Scoring: 45 pts
    Perfect Time: 55 seconds
    Tips: For this one, make sure you break a little bit before getting into the
    landing strip or you'll overshoot it. Other than that, just pump your brakes
    and make sure you land as close as you can to the overhang.
    
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                     ///////Rocket Belt 01: Balloon Popper\\\\\\\\     (TR1)
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    Description: Break through two balloons while piloting the Rocket Belt.
    Scoring: 60 pts
    Perfect Time: 20 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: Again, just fly straight at your targets, I mashed strong jet the entire
    time and was left with 14% fuel.
    
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                     ///////Rocket Belt 02: Perfect Landing\\\\\\\\    (TR2)
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    Description: Fly a short distance, then land on the Landing Pad.
    Scoring: 55 pts
    Perfect Time: 20 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: Just use the strong jet until you get into range of the landing pad. Now
    starting using the weak jet to position yourself into the middle and then fall
    down. Pump the weak jet as you land to get a better score.
    
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                       ///////Glider 01: Rings in a Row\\\\\\\\        (TG1)
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    Description: Pilot the Glider through a consecutive series of rings.
    Scoring: 115 pts
    Perfect Time: 45 seconds
    Tips: Uhh, just fly straight. Literally, you may have to dip down twice, but
    gravity will do the rest.
    
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                     ///////Glider 02: Go in for a Landing\\\\\\\\     (TG2)
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    Description: Fly a short distance with the Glider, then land on the Landing
    Pad.
    Scoring: 45 pts
    Perfect Time: 40 seconds
    Tips: The trick here is to slow down a bit before the actual pad so you don't
    crash land. Other than that, it's a straight shot; just make sure to descend
    a bit as you're flying towards it.
    
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                                  Bronze Class (TRN)
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    All right you've graduated your training courses and now you're onto the "big
    leagues" and by that I mean there's another 6 ezpz courses coming your way.
    
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                     ///////Plane 01: Ring Around the Island\\\\\\\\   (BP1)
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    Description: Fly all the way around Wuhu Island, then land the Plane.
    Scoring: 180 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 40 seconds
    Tips: Well since they've been so nice to give us these orange guide dots, you
    can simply follow them. Boost often, and grab the filled orange dots for extra
    points. Again, most difficult part is landing, just remember to slow down a
    little before hand and you'll be good.
    
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                       ///////Plane 02: Target Practice\\\\\\\\        (BP2)
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    Description: Shoot a series of consequtive targets, then land the Plane.
    Scoring: 80 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes
    Tips: Though this one took me two tries, it's not really that hard. Basically,
    boost keep boosting and grabbing the dots; whenever you get to a target, hold
    down why and get as close as possible the fire at the center. You can easily
    finish in the two minutes and grab your time bonus.
    
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                       ///////Rocket Belt 01: Pad Jumping\\\\\\\\      (BR1)
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    Description: Land on a series of floating Fuel Pads until you reach the
    Landing Pad.
    Scoring: 100 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 20 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: You gotta be quick to get the perfect time on this one. Follow the guide
    dots, but make sure when you're landing to drop quickly and then utilize the
    jets to make you land more softly. From now on landing harshly negates points
    so try and be as light as possible.
    
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                 ///////Rocket Belt 02: Rocket Ring Challenge\\\\\\\\  (BR2)
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    Description: Fly through rings leading from the bridge to the mountain.
    Scoring: 125 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 10 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: Follow the orbs like always, and make sure to pretty much never slow
    down. Once you come over hill, grab the +5 point parachute to get an edge on
    nabbing three stars. Sink quickly though to get to the next gate. After that
    it's smooth sailing to the landing pad.
    
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                      ///////Glider 01: Intro to Thermals\\\\\\\\      (BG1)
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    Description: Fly through a series of rings, using Thermals to gain altitude.
    Scoring: 110 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 15 seconds
    Tips: Gliding levels seem to be the easiest to me simply because there's not
    much control; you just move the glider and brake when necessary. That's it,
    just follow the orbs and remember to brake before the landing pad and you're
    good to go.
    
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                       ///////Glider 02: Ring Run-Through\\\\\\\\       (BG2)
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    Description: Snap a photo of the lighthouse, then land the Glider.
    Scoring: 90 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 40 seconds
    Tips: Okay so this is actually my first challenge of the game, and it wasn't
    even that I couldn't complete it; it was just I couldn't get to the end fast
    enough for 3 stars. First try I maxed out everything except time and got 87
    pts total. Turns out the secret is not pressing anything when you ride the
    thermals. Just keep your plane straight and you'll gain more speed.
    
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                                  Silver Class (SLV)
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    Okay, here's the real big leagues: Silver Class. From here on out there is
    three levels per flying machine and the difficult ramps up a bit. These should
    still be pretty simple for you though, the challenging ones aren't till next
    class.
    
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                          ///////Plane 01: Trick Shot\\\\\\\\          (SP1)
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    Description: Shoot at the targets while flying through the rings.
    Scoring: 150 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 30 seconds
    Tips: Okay, so first mission where I actually need to detail something. First
    thing you need to do is boost immediately and aim your sights at the first
    target. Hit it, then bank sharply to the right to hit the first ring. After
    that, it's pretty much smooth sailing. Only boost when you can see clearly
    and make sure to hit all targets and go through all the rings for the 3-star.
    
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                         ///////Plane 02: Balloon Bust\\\\\\\\         (SP2)
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    Description: Chase the car, and shoot the balloons behind it.
    Scoring: 255 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 10 seconds
    Tips: Really the only tip I can give you here is stay straight and utilize the
    crosshairs. Don't just fire away randomly, but even then chances are you won't
    finish this within the 1:10 time limit, that's okay... if you hit all the
    balloons; the margin for error on this mission is very small.
    
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                        ///////Plane 03: Ground Effect\\\\\\\\         (SP3)
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    Description: Stay low to the ground as you zip through Wuhu Island on the
    Turbo Jet.
    Scoring: 235 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 30 seconds
    Tips: This isn't that bad really, though I would suggest taking a quick run
    getting used to how fast the Turbo Jet flies and then restarting. Also, make
    sure to hit both the ? gates and grab most, if not all, of the point adders
    in order to get 3-stars. Landing the Turbo Jet was actually suprisingly easy.
    
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                 ///////Rocket Belt 01: Ring around the Town\\\\\\\\   (SR1)
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    Description: Fly through all the rings in the town, then land.
    Scoring: 145 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 15 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: This is really the first mission where you don't have a set path to go
    on. Here's what I did and I finished with 2 seconds to spare. Hit the one
    nearest you and the grab the one front and to the right of it. Then double
    back and grab the one over the fountain. Head forward and under the archway.
    Grab the nearest ring, and then turn left and grab one that's kinda hidden.
    Head up and to the one on top of the chapel, then down to the one below it.
    Pull a 180 and grab the two stacked on top of each other, then hit the last
    one and head to the landing pad.
    
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                    ///////Rocket Belt 02: Mountain Descent\\\\\\\\    (SR2)
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    Description: Fly a path down the mountain, landing on all of the Fuel Pads in
    order.
    Scoring: 150 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minutes 50 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: As is the case with a lot of the rocket belt ones, MAKE HASTE! You've
    got to get each fuel pad relatively quickly in order to make it to the final
    pad in time. Other than that, just follow the dots and it should come easily.
    
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                 ///////Rocket Belt 03: Flying Squirrel Suit\\\\\\\\   (SP3)
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    Description: Dive down the mountain in a custom-built Flying-Squirrel Suit.
    Score: 145 pts
    Perfect Time: 45 seconds
    Tips: Pretty straight forward, the only real challenge here is once you've
    dove past the volcano and into the spike balls you need to watch out for the
    last ring. PULL UP! If you keep diving you'll miss that ring, the +10, and
    the goal.
    
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                  ///////Glider 01: Speed Panel Breakthrough\\\\\\\\   (SG1)
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    Description: Build up your speed, and break through a series of Speed Panels.
    Score: 190 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 5 seconds
    Tips: It seems we're decreasing in difficult for these challenges now, this
    one is pretty simple. Just follow the speed panels and you'll be good. One
    thing to be wary of is actually going too fast. I was up to 110 mph and blew
    right by one of my markers the first time I tried.
    
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                     ///////Glider 02: Photo Challenge\\\\\\\\         (SG2)
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    Description: Snap photos of three famous spots on Wuhu Island.
    Scoring: 130 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 10 seconds
    Tips: Same thing as the last picture taking mission, instead this time there's
    three locations instead of one. So only take two pictures of each. Follow the
    guide orbs and you'll be just fine on this one.
    
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                      ///////Glider 03: Return to Wuhu\\\\\\\\         (SG3)
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    Description: Glide from Wedge Island back to Wuhu Island under an evening sky.
    Scoring: 235 pts
    Perfect Time: 3 minutes 10 seconds
    Tips: Another lesiurely course. Just follow the markers and collect each one,
    make sure to hit all the little +5, +10, & +15s though as they're pretty
    necessary to getting 3-stars. Other than that it's smooth sailing.
    
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                                   Gold Class (GLD)
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    Another 9 missions, and another 27 stars. The end is almost in sight, but
    you'll face some of the toughest challenges yet in Gold Class. Strap into your
    belt, hop in your plane, and get your glider ready to go because this is going
    to be one hell of a trip!
    
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                         ///////Plane 01: Trial by Fire\\\\\\\\        (GP1)
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    Description: Shoot water to extinguish the campfires.
    Scoring: 115 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 20 seconds
    Tips: The only real tip here is for extinguishing the campfires. Basically,
    only tap Y to shoot a small burst of water right as you're about to hit the
    fire. This will give you the max 10 pts per fire and not waste your water so
    you don't have to refill. Other than that this trial is one of the easier Gold
    missions.
    
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                       ///////Plane 02: Follow the Leader\\\\\\\\      (GP2)
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    Description: Follow Miguel in his Guide Plane and copy his stunts.
    Scoring: 210 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 30 seconds
    Tips: Okay so basically to get three stars on this one you're going to need to
    follow my directions pretty well, or be really good one your own. So here it
    goes: Boost, R, boost, RR (double tap for barrel roll), boost, LL, L, grab the
    +10, boost, LL, boost, RR, and head down into the volcano. Here you should be
    at about 1 minute. As you leave the volcano, L, R, L, LL, boost, LL, boost,
    LL, RR, and then land. You should have about 5-6 seconds to spare.
    
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                           ///////Plane 03: Target Tour\\\\\\\\        (GP3)
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    Description: Take a spin around the island and shoot at targets.
    Scoring: 240 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 30 seconds
    Tips: This one's is pretty simple as well, just make sure to hit most of the
    targets in the center for 10 pts and grab all the little extras and you'll be
    fine.
    
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                       ///////Rocket Belt 01: Sky Hike\\\\\\\\         (GR1)
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    Description: Fly through the grove, cave, and tunnel to reach the goal near
    the castle.
    Scoring: 225 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: Okay this is definitely one of the more challenging missions in the
    game. Basically, you're going to have to do this several times to get the 
    patterns down and make sure you hit all the extras. You won't run out of fuel
    or even go below the 10 percent, so use your strong jet gratuitously. The weak
    jet is mostly used to navigate the close quarters stuff. Other than that, it's
    just pure trial and error.
    
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                     ///////Rocket Belt 02: Sky Delivery\\\\\\\\       (GR2)
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    Description: Help deliver the floating crates by pushing on the balloons.
    Scoring: 120 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 25 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 perfect
    Tips: Thankfully this one is pretty easy. Just fly into the balloons as hard
    as possible and it'll knock the balloons into the ring. That's pretty much it.
    
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                   ///////Rocket Belt 03: Lost Little UFOs\\\\\\\\     (GP3)
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    Description: Find the little UFOs wandering around the island, and escort
    them back to their mother ship.
    Scoring: 95 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 50 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: This one seems hard at first, but it's actually the only mission since
    the first 3 that I got a perfect one. Just go in this order for grabbing the
    UFOs. Lighthouse, windmills, town, bridge; and then head to the mothership and
    land. I finished with 10 seconds left and 15 perfect fuel.
    
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                  ///////Glider 01: Great Glider Challenge\\\\\\\\     (GG1)
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    Description: Glide high and low, then catch a Boost Gate to fly over the top
    of the mountain.
    Score: 240 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 45 seconds
    Tips: This one isn't too tough, but there are somethings to watch out for.
    First, when you're going up the first thermal, move the thumbstick foward a
    little bit and you'll actually gain speed while going up. This will be helpful
    later on. After you hit the first 125 speed panel make sure you're low enough
    to not hit the spike ball. The trickiest part is the second thermal and the
    points afterward. You'll need to enter at about 75 mph and leave at 80-83 mph
    if you want to hit everything. Make sure you don't loose too much speed
    hitting the point pills or your won't have enough to break through the 125
    speed panel.
    
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                     ///////Glider 02: Three-Minute Glide\\\\\\\\      (GG2)
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    Description: Glide up to 1,500 ft, the land as close to the three-minute mark
    as possible.
    Scoring: 135 pts
    Perfect Landing Bonus: 3 minutes
    Tips: Another stupidly long mission because there's no way to control how fast
    your gliders move for the most part, this one is a toughie. Basically it's all
    up to you how you want to go about flying around, but here's what I did. Hit
    the first thermal and bank hard left and you should be able to just make it
    into the thermal in front of you. Now take that one up to the top and do a 180
    and head for the tallest thermal. From here you should hit the 1,500 ft or
    pretty close, and you can fly down and easily grab the remaining points. Now
    you should have like a minute or more left, just fly around a bit and then 
    land when it's close to 3 minutes.
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                      ///////Glider 03: Cycling on Air\\\\\\\\         (GG3)
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    Description: Go for a challenging spin on the pedal glider.
    Scoring: 205 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 2 seconds
    Tips: Though the description may say it's a challenge, compared to some of the
    other missions you've completed this one is a breeze. Pedaling foward is just
    like boosting in the plane, so just make sure to hit all the extra points and
    you'll be good to go.
    
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                                 Platinum Class (PLT)
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    All right! You've made it to the final class of the game. These last nine
    missions will test everything you've learned in the previous 39 missions and
    give you some new stuff to try out as well. Don't fret though, like the rest
    of this game, they aren't :that: difficult and you should be a pro-ace flyer
    in no time.
    
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                        ///////Plane 01: Balloon Chase\\\\\\\\         (PP1)
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    Description: Shoot the balloons behind the boat, then aim for the ballons
    behind the plane!
    Scoring: 255 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 25 seconds
    Tips: Starting you off with a fun, but challenging mission, the trickiest part
    is when the plane starts flying through the small cave. Make sure you don't
    hit the sides or you'll start losing points crazy fast. Other than that, just
    fire away and you'll be good to go.
    
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                       ///////Plane 02: Shooting Gallery\\\\\\\\       (PP2)
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    Description: Shoot targets, collect Tokens, and fly through rings in this
    challenge-filled mission.
    Scoring: 280 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 50 seconds
    Tips: You know, the plane missions are undoubtedly the most fun thing about
    this game. This one isn't really challenging though. Just boost when going
    on a straight away and hit everything. It's actually the easiest of the
    platinum missions.
    
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                          ///////Plane 03: Night Flight\\\\\\\\        (PP3)
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    Description: Fly through a series of challenges under the night sky.
    Scoring: 380 pts
    Perfect Time: 3 minutes 45 seconds
    Tips: Though this one has the highest 3-star requirement and is the longest in
    terms of perfect time, don't let that get you down. This final plane mission
    is crazy fun and really easy. The only thing you have to worry about is
    boosting through one cave to hit a speed panel. Other than that it's great,
    albeit I wish they would've included some shooting as well.
    
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                     ///////Rocket Belt 01: Sunset Circuit\\\\\\\\     (PR1)
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    Description: Soak up the sunset while getting around the mountain and through
    Sea Serpent Cavern.
    Scoring: 210 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 15 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: For this one it's probably going to take you a few tries to get it 3-
    starred. Time is off the essence here, but it's hard to keep the fuel above
    10 percent a move quickly. Navigating isn't hard at all considering the orbs
    guide you the entire way. So just memorize where you're having trouble being
    quick and work on those parts specifically.
    
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                    ///////Rocket Belt 02: Balloon Buster\\\\\\\\      (PR2)
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    Description: Break through the thick balloons, and land on each Fuel Pad.
    Scoring: 225 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 20 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: The only real difficulty here is that you need to have some actual speed
    to pop most of the balloons. Meaning if you hit it going only 25 mph you'll
    just bounce right off. So when aiming for the moving balloons take a few runs
    to get a feel for the patters and then time it to where you can hit them
    consecutively and keep up the speed.
    
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                          ///////Rocket Belt 03: Sky Dash\\\\\\\\      (PP3)
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    Description: Take the Super Rocket Belt out for a challenging spin high above
    Wuhu Island.
    Scoring: 280 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minute 50 seconds
    Perfect Fuel: 10 percent
    Tips: Ha, why is it that all these ones that say "challenging" in the descrip-
    tion are so easy? The Super Rocket Belt is pretty cool because it controls the
    same but you get to go warp speed. Other than that, it's nothing you haven't
    seen before. Just follow the rings and land on the fuel pads. The only tricky
    part is the spike ball field with the point pills in them, but just make sure
    you take it slightly slow through there and you'll come out unscathed.
    
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                     ///////Glider 01: Moolight Circuit\\\\\\\\        (PG1)
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    Description: Navigate through tunnels and over the bridge under a moonlit sky.
    Scoring: 220 pts
    Perfect Time: 2 minutes 20 seconds
    Tips: Okay, like all glider missions this is kind of a pain. First, you're
    going to want to make sure you tilt down heavy when you start so you hit the
    first speed panel or your won't have enough to hit the rest. Second, as you
    come into the tunnel you'll probably be going way too fast to navigate it; so
    make sure to slow down. Last, make sure you maintain enough speed coming out
    of the tunnel to when you hit the ? ring after the thermal you have enough
    speed to hit all 3 point pills or you won't make the 3-star cut off.
    
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                         ///////Glider 02: Power Dive\\\\\\\\          (PG2)
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    Description: Brace yourself for steep dives in this race across the island.
    Scoring: 205 pts
    Perfect Time 2 minutes
    Tips: This is pretty similar to the last mission in terms of set up. Again,
    it'll take some finesse to actually manage to get the speeds necessary to
    break the first two speed panels. After you enter the first thermal, make sure
    you don't overshoot the ring and the third speed panel as you'll have a lot
    of speed and it's hard to control. Once you're out of the third thermal and
    make it through the tunnel it's pretty smooth the rest of the way. Just follow
    the orbs to the landing platform.
    
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                    ///////Glider 03: Going the Distance\\\\\\\\       (PG3)
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    Description: Glide down a path from the mountain to the faraway island.
    Scoring: 210 pts
    Perfect Time: 1 minutes 55 seconds
    Tips: All right! It's time for the final mission of the game... and it's kinda
    boring. Well, not really boring, it's just really really easy. Though it was
    cool going like 140 mph on the glider and I didn't want to break my 3DS when
    doing a glider mission for once. Basically, it'a roller coaster, you start at
    the peak, crash down through rings, ride a thermal to the top, and repeat;
    that's it you're now officially done with the main game of Pilotwings Resort!
    
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    Well there you have it folks, every mission in Pilotwings Resort for the 3DS
    detailed and hopefully they helped you out where you needed it. If you still
    haven't gotten your PWR fix after all this, go back and try to get perfect on
    each of the missions (some of those laters ones are really tough let me tell
    you) or go into Free Flight Mode and start grabbing some of those collect-
    ables. It's been a fun ride (literally) writing this guide as my first 3DS
    game and I think I'll be doing a few more of these since it's a great system.
    
    Till next time! ~kliqIMB

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