An RZ-1 A-wing interceptor.


A red RZ-2 A-wing starfighter.

A-wing starfighters were a type of starfighter. During the Early rebellion against the Galactic Empire[1] and the Galactic Civil War,[2] the Alliance to Restore the Republic and the New Republic[3] used the RZ-1 A-wing interceptor.[2]

Approximately thirty years later, a different and upgraded variation of the A-wing, the RZ-2 A-wing starfighter, was used by the Resistance during the First Order–Resistance war.[4]

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A-wing starfighters saw extensive service in an early rebellion against the Galactic Empire, with at least a few in combat operations as early as18 BBY. Bail Organa's forces operated at least six of these fighters, and deployed them to assist an uprising on Raada.[5]


In 4 BBY, Phoenix Squadron's A-wings were decimated by Darth Vader in a rebel attempt to break the Siege of Lothal.[1]


In 4 ABY, A-wings participated in the Battle of Endor with numerous units in Blade,[6] Green and Red squadrons.[2]


A-wings served with Phoenix Squadron[7] in the Battle of Jakku, the final battle of the Galactic Civil War.[3]

Known A-wing crew membersEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

The A-wing series of starfighters first appeared in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, during the climatic Battle of Endor.


Non-canon appearancesEdit


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