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"A BTL-S3? This thing's an antique."
"These things won the Rebellion, Jess! Tough as nails, armed to the teeth…"
"Slower than dirt, handles like you strapped wings to a Hutt…"
Jessika Pava and Poe Dameron[src]

The BTL-S3 Y-wing Starfighter[4] was a two-seater variant of the BTL series Y-wing.[1]

CharacteristicsEdit

Except for the cockpit variations, all ships in the BTL series were similar in design.[1] It was typically crewed by a pilot and gunner, who sat back-to-back in the cockpit.[2] An astromech droid could occupy an exterior socket.[1]

HistoryEdit

It was developed for Galactic Republic service in the Clone Wars, but became most famous for its use by the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Imperial Era.[3] Despite its slow speed and ponderous handling characteristics, these craft were renowned for their toughness in the Galactic Civil War. The Resistance operated at least one such craft for armed reconnaissance missions in 34 ABY, during the cold war. At the time, it was the Resistance's only two-seat starfighter, although it was soon destroyed during the mission to Spalex.[2]

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Alliance to Restore the Republic starship classes
Space stations
FireStar II-class · Harbor-class · Mk IX
Battleships & battlecruisers
Lucrehulk-class · Maelstrom-class · MC80 (MC80A Home One Type · MC80 Liberty Type)
Cruisers
Dreadnought-class · Marsheem-class · MC40A · MC75 (MC75 Armored · MC75 Ordnance) · Neutron Star-class · Quasar Fire-class · Unidentified cruiser · Unidentified cruiser 1 · Unidentified cruiser 2 · Unidentified cruiser 3 · Unidentified starship
Frigates
Assault Frigate Mark II · DP20 · EF76 Nebulon-B · MC30C · Munificent-class Comms · Pelta-class (Pelta-class Assault · Pelta-class Command)
Corvettes & light craft
Alderaanian diplomatic cruiser (CR70 · CR90) · Ainik-class · Braha'tok-class · Free Virgillia-class · Sphyrna-class (Hammerhead Scout · Hammerhead Torpedo)
Freighters
HWK-290 · VCX-100 · YT-1300 · YT-7560 · YT-2400 · YV-929
Transports & shuttles
Caisson-class · CSS-1 Corellian Star Shuttle · GR-75 medium transport (GR-75 Combat Retrofit) · Jadthu-class · Kom'rk-class · Lambda-class T-4a · Sheathipede-class · Taylander · Unidentified Rebel Alliance shuttle · Y-45
Gunships
LAAT/i · UT-60D U-wing · X4 Gunship
Starfighters & bombers
A/SF-01 B-wing · ARC-170 · Alpha-class Xg-1 · BTL Y-wing (BTL-A4 Y-wing assault · BTL-B Y-wing · BTL-S3 Y-wing) · Delta-7 Aethersprite-class · E-wing · Fang-class · H-60 Tempest · IE-440 Nighthawk · Kihraxz Light Starfighter · N-1 · A-wing (R-22 Spearhead · RZ-1 A-wing · RZ-1T) · Scurrg H-6 · T-47 · X-wing (Patrol X-wing · T-65B X-wing (T-65B X-wing Exterior Variant /1 · T-65B X-wing Exterior Variant /2) · T-65C-A2 X-wing) · VCX-series auxiliary · Z-95 Headhunter · Z-95-AF4 Headhunter
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