The X-Wing is the main fighter craft of the Rebellion as they take on the Empire. Their greates hour comes at the battle of Yavin IV where they are intrumental in taking out the enemy T.I.E. Fighters. Luke Skywalker is able to fly one allegedly having been able to pilot one. Luke Skywalker is uses an X-Wing as a personal vehicle he uses to travel to the swamp planet of Dagobah to receive Jedi training from the 900 year old Yoda. The Death Star is destroyed by a single bolt from an X-wing down a shaft by Luke Skywalker.