Luke Skywalker employing a wing pack.

Wing packs were a type of glider in use on the planet Solay. The packs were used in conjunction with a jump platform to glide across the landscapes of Solay. After strapping on a wing pack, an individual would be propelled in the air by a jump platform and would then activate the wing pack which would release two large wings. The release mechanism was controlled by a pull cord on the side which was yanked when the individual got to the top of their jump.

Around 4 ABY, Luke Skywalker employed a wing pack to pursue the fleeing ex-King Blackart. Skywalker used the pack to glide in front of Blackart's rocket ship where he disabled the rocket with his lightsaber.

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