R5-D8 was an R5-series astromech droid used by Jek Tono Porkins during the Battle of Yavin. He had used the droid since he was a part of the Tierfon Yellow Aces. R5-D8 exploded together with Porkins's X-wing during the assault on Death Star I.
Behind the scenesEdit
R5-D8 also appeared in the 9493 X-Wing Starfighter LEGO Star Wars set that same year.
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance)
- (First identified as R5-D8)
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia
- Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game – Y-Wing Expansion Pack (Card: )