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T-wing interceptor
Production information
Manufacturer

Hoersch-Kessel Drive, Inc.[1]

Model

T-wing interceptor[1]

Class

Starfighter[1]

Cost

150,000 credits (60,000 used)[1]

Technical specifications
Length

12.2 meters

Width

9.1 meters

Height/depth

5.1 meters

MGLT

111

Maximum
atmospheric speed

1,300 km/h[1]

Hyperdrive rating

Class 1[1]

Hyperdrive system

Equipped

Shielding

Rated 20 SBD

Hull

Rated 14 RU

Navigation system

Limited navicomputer (2-jump memory)[1]

Armament
Crew

Pilot (1)[1]

Passengers

None[1]

Cargo capacity

50 kg[1]

Consumables

1 week[1]

Usage
Availability

Military[1]

Role(s)

Interceptor[1]

Era(s)

Rebellion era[1]

Affiliation

Rebel Alliance[1]

The T-wing interceptor was an interceptor originally designed to replace the A-wing. Unfortunately for the Rebellion, the end result turned out to be a poor replacement for the craft.

CharacteristicsEdit

T-wingStyles

T-wing styles 1 (left) and 2 (right), each exhibiting different engine designs.

Like the A-wing, the T-wing was a light fast-response starfighter. The ship's speed was similar to a TIE Interceptor, but it also included hyperdrive capability. With shield and hull strength similar to that of the Z-95 Headhunter, this craft would not last long if it was hit accurately by even a medium-power salvo.

Maneuverability was another disappointment to its designers, as it was less maneuverable than the A-wing. As per the A-wing, weapons were light, with only dual laser cannons being fitted in order to maintain maneuverability. However, the T-wing's warhead load was equal to that of an X-wing, making it a good multi-role fighter in the hands of a competent pilot.

HistoryEdit

T-wing on Patrol

A T-wing on patrol near a Cargo Facility 2.

The Rebels used this fighter for only a short time before deciding to sell it to neutral factions, hoping to at least gain a profit. Unexpectedly, the T-wing proved very effective in the hands of such pilots as the nomadic pirate leader Ali Tarrak, and the fighter quickly became popular with independents and proliferated across the galaxy.

Although it never saw much use in the Rebel Alliance, they nonetheless created a model for the starfighter to distribute to attendees of Remembrance Day, their analog to Empire Day.

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