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John D. Branon flew as Red Four in the Battle of Yavin.

Red Four was the call sign of the fourth member of Red Squadron. There were a number of starfighter squadrons with this name, and several pilots went by the call sign Red Four.

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Galactic Republic[edit | edit source]

A pilot using the call sign flew under the command of Jedi Master Plo Koon during the Clone Wars, at the Battle of Rendili.

Rebel Alliance[edit | edit source]

Prior to the destruction of the first Death Star, Cesi Eirriss flew as Red Four for the Rebel Alliance's Red Squadron. John D. Branon became her replacement after she was killed over Commenor, and flew during the pivotal Battle of Yavin in which he lost his life.[1][2]

A pilot under the command of Red Leader Luke Skywalker was assigned the call sign during a mission to Kamino.[3]

In 3 ABY, Ace Azzameen flew an A-wing interceptor under the call sign Red Four while investigating an Imperial communications array to discover the identity of the Alliance's anonymous informant.[4]

Derek Klivian was assigned this call sign the following year at the Battle of Endor.[5]

Shortly after the Alliance's victory at Endor, a pilot using the call sign Red Four flew with the Rebel Bakura task force during the planet's invasion by the Ssi-ruuvi Imperium. "Red Four" was part of an element of Red Squadron tasked with maintaining an escape cone for Rogue and Gold Squadrons.[6]

New Republic[edit | edit source]

Derek Klivian again flew as Red Four under Wedge Antilles' Red Flight on a mission to the planet Adumar.[7]

Jojo flew as Red Four during the Battle of Doornik-319.[8]

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