“Lock S-Foils in attack position.” were the legendary orders of Red Leader in the Battle of Yavin. But why do we love that so much? Why aren’t they X-Foils? This week on Databank Dive, Ken Napzok and Joseph Scrimshaw of ForceCenter take a look at one of the most famous parts of one of the most iconic ships in all of Star Wars, the X-Wing.
If you’re looking for more Star Wars, then look no further than The Companion’s Peter Ray Allison who has written all about how A New Hope‘s Death Star trench run was made, so close that Wookiepedia tab RIGHT NOW and read our article instead.
What is Databank Dive?
In each episode of Databank Dive, Ken and Joseph pick a random entry from StarWars.com’s databank or the Wookieepedia Star Wars dictionary and discuss whatever they find with insight, humor, and inclusive exploration of the very wide, weird galaxy far, far away.