A traffic controller was an individual in charge of directing starfighters on ground bases and inside hangar bays. Expert traffic controllers were able to coordinate starfighter launches faster than automated launch systems.
When Commander Silam Dunerz laid a trap to capture Princess Leia Organa on her way back from Morton, he landed his escape pod aboard the EF76 Nebulon-B escort frigate Redemption with the guidance of a traffic controller.
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance)
- "Leia's Trust"—Star Wars Comic 12
- Star Wars 1: In the Shadow of Yavin, Part One
- Crisis on Cloud City