Source: Expanded Universe:
(Art of The Empire Strikes Back)

Year: 1997

Retail: $14.99

Assortment: Vehicles

Assortment Number: 69620/69774

UPC Number: 7628169774

Packaging Variations:

  • None

  • Weapons and Accessories:
  • Exclusive Airspeeder Pilot
  • Firing Proton Torpedo
  • Opening Cockpit
  • Moving Wings
  • Model: Modified Incom T-47 Airspeeder Prototype
    Type: Low Atmospheric Repulsor Craft
    Length: 5.5 Meters
    Affiliation: Rebel Alliance
    Crew: 1 Pilot
    Weapons: Twin Laser Cannons, Proton Torpedo Launcher

    Comments: A series of publications called The Art of Star Wars unveiled how a group of artists whose talent for intricacies revealed a far-away galaxy that continues to capture the imagination of Star Wars fans everywhere. Several versions of the Incom T-47 airspeeder, also known as the snowspeeder, were created before deciding on the definitive model seen in The Empire Strikes Back. This vehicle was designed and built based on several production sketches by artist Ralph McQuarrie.

    Point of Interest: The Airspeeder Pilot was based on an illustration by Ralph McQuarrie (see image below).

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