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Though the term "Gold Wing" could refer to the [[Alliance to Restore the Republic|Rebel Alliance's]] [[Gold Squadron (Rebel Alliance)|Gold Squadron]],<ref name="CSWE">''[[The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia]]''</ref> the designation was also the [[call sign]] of an individual [[pilot]] who served with the [[squadron]].<ref name="ROTJ novel" />
   
 
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This article is about the individual Rebel starfighter pilot. You may be looking for Gold Squadron, the starfighter unit with which this pilot fought during the Battle of Endor.
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Gold Wing was the call sign of member of Gold Squadron, a Rebel Alliance starfighter squadron during the Battle of Endor in 4 ABY. Gold Wing was one of many pilots who followed Gold Leader Lando Calrissian, flying the light freighter Millennium Falcon, into the superstructure of the incomplete second Death Star near the climax of the battle. The pilot remained with Calrissian and Red Leader Wedge Antilles as they approached the battlestation's reactor core, but Gold Wing was shot down by an Imperial TIE fighter before they could reach their target.

Biography

Though the term "Gold Wing" could refer to the Rebel Alliance's Gold Squadron,[2] the designation was also the call sign of an individual pilot who served with the squadron.[1]

Personality and traits

Behind the scenes

The unidentified pilot known only as "Gold Wing" appeared in the 1983 novelization of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

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