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"Red Three, four lit and ready to burn."
―Wes Janson[src]
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Biggs Darklighter flying as Red Three during the Battle of Yavin

Red Three was the callsign of the third member of Red Squadron. There were a number of starfighter squadrons with this name, and several beings went by the name Red Three.


Galactic RepublicEdit

During the recapture of Tythe, Red Three, a member of Red Squadron under the command of Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi, was shot down by Separatist forces after entering the planet's atmosphere.[1]

Rebel AllianceEdit

During the Battle of Yavin, Biggs Darklighter flew in Red Squadron under the Red Three callsign, until Darth Vader killed him.[2][3]

Wedge Antilles was assigned the call sign during a mission to Kamino.

In his first mission with the Rebel Alliance, Ace Azzameen flew as Red Three.

During the Battle of Endor, Red Three was Sila Kott, a female Human who piloted an A-wing in Red Squadron. She was shot down above a Mon Calamari Star Cruiser by two TIE Interceptors.[4]

New RepublicEdit

Wes Janson flew as Red Three in Red Flight under Wedge Antilles at Adumar.[5]

Condor, a member of Red Flight in the 24th Bombardment Squadron, flew with an unnamed pilot under the Red Three callsign during Operation Hammerblow[6] and at the Battle of Doornik-319.[7]

Sith EmpireEdit

Red Three was the callsign of an Imperial Navy pilot and member of Red Squadron, a Predator-class fighter squadron of the Imperial Coruscant Third Fleet, during the Battle of Ralltiir.[8]



Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Labyrinth of Evil
  2. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  3. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia
  4. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  5. X-Wing: Starfighters of Adumar
  6. Before the Storm
  7. Shield of Lies
  8. Star Wars: Legacy 36: Renegade
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