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The acronym stands for Twin Ion Engine and is the main single seater fighter of the Empire. Darth Vader is able to pilot a craft which he uses to try to prevent Luke Skywalker from destroying the Death Star at the end of Star Wars IV - A New Hope. In addition to being a single seater, there are bomber versions of this craft which the Empire use to flush out the Millenium Falcon but ultimately fail to do so. The Rebellion equivalent is the X-wing

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