The Victor-wing Fighter was a model of starfighter.[1] Several Victor-wing fighters ambushed the Windfall after the freighter stole a shipment of spice from the Hutt Clan.[2] At least one Victor-wing Fighter was part of the Citizens' Fleet that fought at the Battle of Exegol, assisting Resistance forces in their fight against the Sith Eternal forces.[3]

Behind the scenes[]

Victor-wing Fighter concept art

It was initially designed for 2015's Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens as the ship used by the criminal organization Kanjiklub,[4] but it did not appear in the final film.[5] Due to time constraints at the time, the ship's design was created by kitbashing other ships together.[4] The fighter eventually appeared for the first time in the 2018 film Solo: A Star Wars Story.[6] The ship was later identified in the video "Every Ship in the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy," posted on the StarWarsKids.com Youtube channel in 2020.[1]

The ship was initially referred to as a V-wing, which shouldn't be confused for the V-wings that appeared in the prequels; however, as several models of the same name already existed, it was later renamed after Victor Starspeeder, a character created by Jarrett J. Krosoczka for the Star Wars: Jedi Academy novel series.[7]


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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarWarsKids.jpg Every Ship in the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy | Star Wars By the Numbers on the official Star Wars Kids YouTube channel (backup link)
  2. Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I
  3. Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker
  4. 4.0 4.1 InstagramIcon.png James Clyne (@clyne_design) on InstagramVictor-wing Fighter design. "Background ship we reused for #theriseofskywalker Initially designed for #theforceawakens for he Kanjiklub's ship. Also-some major kitbashing due to crazy time constraints...and just too fun not to." (backup link)
  5. Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens
  6. Solo: A Star Wars Story
  7. TwitterLogo.svg Leland Chee (@HolocronKeeper) on Twitter: "Production was referring to it as a V-wing but since we already had a couple of V-wings, we went with Victor-wing fighter, a name @studiojjk came up with for his @Scholastic Jedi Academy books. #VictorStarspeeder" (backup link)
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