Chōjin Sentai Jetman (鳥人戦隊ジェットマン Chōjin Sentai Jettoman?, [Note 1]) is the fifteenth entry of the Super Sentai television series. Produced by the Toei Company and Bandai, the series aired on TV Asahi on February 15, 1991 to February 14, 1992, with a total of 51 episodes. The series pays homage to the Science Ninja Team Gatchaman anime series, using a similar bird motif.
This series takes place in 199X on the Earth Ship, the command center of a defence agency called Sky Force, the guardians of peace on Earth. In the ship, scientists have developed "Birdonic Waves", a newly developed technology which gives the subject superhuman abilities. Experiments called "J-Project" were successful. Aya Odagiri, the director of the project, chooses five elite Sky Force officials from Earth to use this technology. Ryu Tendoh, one of the Sky Force officers, is successfully exposed to the Birdonic Waves, making him the first Jetman, the Red Hawk.