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BTL-B Y-Wing Starfighter
BTL-B Y-wing fighter
Usage
Manufacturer: Koensayr Manufacturing
Class: Starfighter
Affiliation:
Technical Information
Length: 23.04 meters
Weapons:
  • Laser cannons
  • Ion cannons
  • Proton torpedoes
  • Proton bombs
Crew:

3; 1 Pilot, 1 Gunner, 1 Astromech Droid

The BTL-B Y-wing starfighter was a heavy fighter and bomber utilized by the Republic Navy during the Clone Wars. The fighter featured armor plating on its y-shaped fuselage and a spherical turret where the ship's ion cannons were located. The hyperdrive unit on board the fighter allowed to operate at long ranges than other ships without needing assistance from a hyperdrive ring or carrier vessel.

Armament

Y-wing (red)

A Y-Wing Bomber.

The Y-wing yielded an arsenal of forward mounted laser cannons, ion cannons, proton torpedo launchers and proton bombs.

Complement

As a two man fighter the Y-wing needed a pilot and gunner to operate efficiently and the ship also was capable of hosting its own astromech droid.

BTL-B multiview

BTL-B Y-wing starfighter

History

Shadow of Malevolence

The BTL-B saw its first use during the Malevolence crisis where Anakin Skywalker, his apprentice, Ahsoka Tano and Jedi Master Plo Koon faced off against General Grievous' flagship. In this engagement the ship displayed the effectiveness of their complement of weaponry in disabling the Malevolence and its massive ion cannons saving the Kaliida Shoals Medical Center.

Darkness on Umbara

It was used later on during the Battle of Umbara, where it bombed the Umbaran positions.

Nomad Droids

C-3PO and R2-D2 crash-landed a BTL-B Y-Wing Starfighter on Patitite Pattuna and later, after it had been repaired, were forced to make an emergency landing on Balnab.

Unfinished Business

The Y-Wing Starfighters were used during the Battle for Anaxes, In the attack on the Anaxes Assembly Complex.

Appearances

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