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Sullustan pilot Ten Numb flew as Blue Five in the Battle of Endor.

Blue Five was the call sign of the fifth member of Blue Squadron. There were a number of starfighter squadrons with this name, and several pilots went by the call sign Blue Five.


A pilot designated Blue Five flew a V-19 Torrent starfighter in the Battle of Rendili during the Clone Wars.

Another V-19 Torrent pilot, Clone trooper Tucker, flew as Blue Five in the Battle of Ryloth, where he was killed, along with most of his squadron.[1]

Blue Five was the call sign of Ten Numb when he flew a B-wing starfighter with the Rebel Alliance's Blue Squadron during the Battle of Endor. He was ordered to lead the attack on the Executor, and drew enemy fighters away from the strike force led by General Lando Calrissian and Commander Wedge Antilles. He was promoted to Blue Leader shortly after that battle.[2][3][4]

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Blue Five is the call sign given to Luke Skywalker in the novelization and comic adaptation of A New Hope, who is identified as Red Five in the final film.[5][6][7]



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