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7263 TIE Fighter

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TIE Fighter
7263-2 TIE Fighter.jpg
Item №:

7263

Pieces:

159

Minifigures:

TIE Pilot
Darth Vader

Price:

Flag-US.png $19.99
Flag-DE.png €24.99
Flag-UK.png £14.99

Ages:

7+

Released:

2005

Theme:

Star Wars
    Episode IV A New Hope

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7263 TIE Fighter is a Star Wars set released in 2005. The set includes a TIE Fighter and two minifigures, a TIE Pilot and Darth Vader.

Description[edit]

The TIE fighter has two large wings with flat blue 'vent' type pieces going out to the edges to form the X shaped sign and two more blue strips going horizontally to the two sides. In the very center of each wing is an empire sign on a circular 2x2 brick. The wings are connected together by some stabilizers which connect onto the cockpit. The stabilizers have many sloping pieces of different sizes to join onto the wings. TIE fighters have a rather octogonal-shaped cockpit that is quite long. This is built of some sloping pieces and walls mainly coloured dark and light grey, but with the occasional blue piece. At the top of the cockpit is a 4x4 dark grey dish. The cockpit has a glass with a sticker showing eight glass windows at the sides and one in the middle. The glass piece has two stud 'bumps' at the bottom which connect onto two transparent red studs which act as guns. A minifigure can fit inside the cockpit and use the controls.

The set includes two minifigures: Darth Vader with a light-up lightsaber and a TIE Pilot.

Background[edit]

In Star Wars, TIE Fighters are used by the Galactic Empire as normal fighters. They are often seen in groups of four. In the first attack on the death star, TIE Fighters were usually on their own due to the number of rebel craft. However, on the attack of the second Death Star, the TIE Fighters seem to go in groups of four to attack their enemy. When they are very close, the TIE Fighters fly away from what would be the 'center' of the group of fighters, thereby avoiding crashing into their opponent.

Notes[edit]

  • The TIE Fighter has red guns even though the ones in the movies fire green lasers.

LEGO.com Description[edit]

Red2x2.png This is a description taken from LEGO.com. Please do not modify it. Beware the might of the TIE Fighter™!

The most fearsome starfighter in the Imperial fleet is back! What the TIE fighter lacks in armor plating, it makes up for with incredible speed and twin turbolasers. Darth Vader commands this ship!

  • Open the TIE fighter's hatch and maneuver the solar wings.
  • Includes Darth Vader and pilot.


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Facts about "7263 TIE Fighter"
Ages7+ +
DEPrice€24.99 +
Image7263-2_TIE_Fighter.jpg +
Img1Darth_Vader_LIght_UP.jpg +
Img2TIE_Pilot_2.png +
InfoboxTemplateSet +
Item №7263 +
MinifiguresTIE Pilot
Darth Vader +
Pieces159 +
PriceFlag-US.png $19.99
Flag-DE.png €24.99
Flag-UK.png £14.99 +
Released2005 +
ShopDescription'Beware the might of the TIE Fighter™!
Beware the might of the TIE Fighter™!

The most fearsome starfighter in the Imperial fleet is back! What the TIE fighter lacks in armor plating, it makes up for with incredible speed and twin turbolasers. Darth Vader commands this ship!

  • Open the TIE fighter's hatch and maneuver the solar wings.
  • Includes Darth Vader and pilot.
r wings.
  • Includes Darth Vader and pilot. +
  • ThemeStar Wars
        Episode IV A New Hope +
    TitleTIE Fighter +
    Txt1Darth Vader +
    Txt2TIE Pilot +
    TypeSet +
    USPrice$19.99 +