The Mk IV Flat Twin Turbojet was a model of podracer engine produced by Manta RamAir. The engines consisted of a flat body with a tapered front leading to an opening, and two tubular openings at the rear. Glymphid podracer Aldar Beedo used a podracer with a pair of Mk IV Flat Twin Turbojet engines during the Boonta Eve Classic podrace in 32 BBY.
Beedo's engines were painted blue with green patterning and the rear tubes painted red. Beedo finished the race with a time of 15.52:108 and averaged 845 kilometers per hour (528 miles per hour).
Behind the scenes
Mk IV Flat Twin Turbojets were created for the prequel trilogy film Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, which released on May 19, 1999. In the new Star Wars canon, the engines were identified in Endless Vigil, a 2016 supplement for the Star Wars: Force and Destiny roleplaying game written by Tim Huckelberry and James M. Spahn and released by Fantasy Flight Games. In the Star Wars Legends continuity, the engines were first identified as MARK IV Flat-Twin Turbojets in the video game Star Wars Episode I: Racer, which was released on the same day as The Phantom Menace.
- Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (First appearance)
- Endless Vigil (First identified as Mk IV Flat Twin Turbojet)
- Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia
- Star Wars: Complete Vehicles
- Star Wars Complete Vehicles, New Edition
- "The Naboo Crisis" – Star Wars Encyclopedia