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Courier PicEdit

Here's a candidate to represent the passenger version of the Y-Wing. It's from Entrenched:
http://smg.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier.png
also:
http://smg.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier3.png
and:
http://img.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier2.png
I'm no good at picture placement in articles. Any help here would be hot. Dangerdan97 02:33, 27 June 2008 (UTC)

http://img.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier4.png
http://img.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier6.png
better views of the multiple seat cockpit:
http://img.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier5.png
http://img.( photo bucket dot com )/albums/v229/dangerdan97/courier7.png
Dangerdan97 23:16, 27 June 2008 (UTC)

  • So are there two courier models, or is one of them a different Y-wing variant? Grand Moff Tranner Imperial Department of Military Research (Comlink) 00:05, 28 June 2008 (UTC)
    • Your guess is as good as mine Dangerdan97 00:33, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

Different modelsEdit

What about the light/advanced y-wings from Galactic Battlegrounds? They need to be included. Corellian Premier 17:48, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Anyone? Corellian Premier 23:24, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

  • I've not seen the sprites for those, but is it possible they match up with the longprobe and the courier, respectively? Dangerdan97 23:46, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

Not really. One's a tiny Y-wing and the other is a large Y-wing with four engines and, if I remember right, a larger cockpit. I'd show you, but I uninstalled GB. — Aiddat (Holonet) (Contribs Log) New Jedi Order 22:30, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

  • The light and advanced Y-wings are definitely unique models. I really thought we had pics for these on here...hmmm. The only mission in GB where you start out with the Adv Y-wing, IIRC, is the Battle of Coruscant, in the "Bantam" New Republic era. The age of the light Y-wing is left nebulous.JustinGann 00:09, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

Starfighter of Anakin SkywalkerEdit

Er, what is the "Starfighter of Anakin Skywalker" box doing at the bottom of the page? This is an article about the starfighter type, right, not the specific machine of this model that Anakin piloted? I am removing the box.--Secretss 17:43, 20 April 2009 (UTC)

  • Agreed, good change. Sometimes we tend to go overboard with template usage. Toprawa and Ralltiir 17:57, 20 April 2009 (UTC)

BTL?Edit

I know someone probably asked this before, or it says it on the main page, but I don't have much time: What does BTL stand for, if anything? Thanks ahead of time. MastahCheef117 23:57, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

SpeedEdit

Several years ago I received this image from Curtis Saxton: http://saxman.xwlegacy.net/Starfighters/IntroPics/ilmmglt1fromSWTC.jpg This is a production speed and maneuverability reference chart used for filming the Battle of Endor sequence in Return of the Jedi, to establish the comparative speeds between the different spacecraft at Endor for the effects crews. The interesting thing of note here is that according to ILM, the Y-wing is every bit as fast as the X-wing and TIE starfighter, if not quite as maneuverable. This actually holds up quite well to what we see in the actual films, where the Y-wings (especially at Endor) are holding their own pretty well compared to the X-wing. At the very least, I think this is worth mentioning in the "Behind the Scenes" section of the article. Ambaryerno 02:44, 10 June 2009 (UTC)

Definitely notable, I have heard in the past if you remove the support pylons or another part of the engine that it can actually exceed the A-wing in speed the only reason they are there is to slow the y-wing down for it's bombing runs. I might be wrong but i've heard this before, if its true it should be added. --Nick Crayne 15:16, November 20, 2011 (UTC)


The best I can gather, is that the Y-Wing's support pylons are used to improve maneuverability. Due to the sheer strength and mass of the ships engines, they are not nearly as maneuverable.

Heavily Armored? Edit

I don't have a solution for this, but how can a ship like the Y-wing be heavily armored? Given that all its exterior panels are removed on most used models, that seems to indicate that it isn't heavily armored. Does anyone have any insight on this? --Nick2253 03:49, January 19, 2012 (UTC)

3.4 Removed unverified info Edit

What resource does the author use to suggest that B-Wings are inferior in shielding, armor, speed, and maneoverability to the Y-Wing? If memory serves me correctly X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter's expansion spelled out the various performances, and from game play I'd suggest that the B-Wing was faster and more maneoverable and at least as well armored and shielded. Unfortunately my copies have long since been lost, can someone clarify this descrepancy?


74.215.124.179 02:27, October 9, 2013 (UTC)CareswaytoomuchaboutStarWars

Vandalism needs fixing, and I don't know how. Edit

I don't know how to revert things, but the start of the section on the Courier variant really should be fixed so that it no longer randomly goes off about Alliance Intelligence sodomizing children. I'd fix this myself, but I really don't know how. --50.46.226.6 14:48, December 18, 2014 (UTC)

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