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"Red Five standing by."
―Luke Skywalker — (audio) Listen (file info)[src]

Red Five was the callsign for the fifth member of Red Squadron.


Battle of Scarif

The callsign was used by Pedrin Gaul of the Massassi Group during the battle over Scarif; however, Gaul was killed in the battle, leaving the position vacant.[2]

Battle of Yavin

It was later taken up by Luke Skywalker when he joined the Massassi Group shortly before the Battle of Yavin,[3] and he would use this callsign in that battle as well as in several subsequent missions.[4] After Skywalker destroyed the first Death Star, the callsign became synonymous with the actual X-wing fighter he flew.[5]

Battle of Endor

Grizz Frix used the callsign during the Battle of Endor.[1]



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