- "Cadets are the property of the Empire. They may leave this academy as a trained weapon, or—"
"—as a corpse. Keep hearing that."
- ―Yurib Nakan and Han Solo
Yurib Nakan was a male human flight instructor at the Galactic Empire's Carida Academy. He oversaw the training of TIE fighter pilot cadets. Nakan was still in service at Carida Academy some time after the Battle of Hoth.
- Han Solo - Imperial Cadet 2 (First appearance)
- Han Solo - Imperial Cadet 3
- Han Solo - Imperial Cadet 4
- Han Solo - Imperial Cadet 5 (First identified as Nakan)
- Target Vader 5 (Appears in flashback(s))
- TIE Fighter 4