Feel the Force with this fantastic Black Friday deal to celebrate Star Wars.
Like true Star Wars padawans, you can ride along with Luke Skywalker on the iconic X-Wing Fighter, in Lego form. You can get the Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter on sale right now at Amazon for $32.39. It's a great addition to the fast-growing LEGO Star Wars collection and at 35%off, this is one of the best sales of Black Friday so far.
The fighter spaceship scored 3.5 stars in our recent Lego Star Wars X-Wing Fighter review for its shiny rendering in Lego form. So make sure to move on the deal now before it warps away. The design is truly iconic, having appeared all the way back to the first Star Wars film in 1977. Generations of fans can work together on this build, and with a little care you can also engage in incredible space play.
Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter
was $49.99 now $32.39 from Amazon.
Save 35% on one of the best-known ships of the Star Wars universe. The Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter will have you fighting the dark side in a shiny spaceship built for play. Four minifigures are included, including Luke Skywalker and a lightsaber, and you'll also get a cockpit, retractable landing gear and posable wings.
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Building the spaceship should be great for children (or children at heart) aged nine and up. It has just 474 pieces, a relatively modest Lego build, and will easily fit on a small desk or table. It measures about 3 inches (8 cm) high, 12.5 inches (31 cm) long and 11 inches (28 centimeters) wide.
The fully assembled starcraft has room to put minifigures in the cockpit, including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, General Dodonna or the R2-D2 droid. You'll also get two spring-loaded shooters, wings that switch to attack position when you press a button, and retractable landing gear.
Tons of other Black Friday and Star Wars sets are on offer right now. Check out our best Lego Star Wars sets to get started. You can pivot to other deals, like this Lego Star Wars Obi-Wan Vs Darth Vader set for 44% off, or this Hoth battle set reduced by 35%.
Key Specs: The Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter is 474 pieces of padawan fun. It includes two spring-loaded shooters, wings that switch to attack position when you press a button, and retractable landing gear. Four minifigures come with the set, including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, General Dodonna or the R2-D2 droid.
Consensus: The Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter is great for kids (or people who are children at heart) who are nine years old or more. At 474 pieces, it's a modest build that will yield hours of fun. Four minifigures present hours of possibilities for fun in the Star Wars universe.
Buy if: You enjoy Star Wars, as the X-Wing fighter appears in practically every series, TV show or other media. Also buy if you're a fan of playing the Dark Side or the Light Side, as you can fight with the ship or against it.
Don't buy if: You're overly worried about durability, or your kids are under age nine, or you don't have the patience to assemble the model by yourself.
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Elizabeth Howell (she/her), Ph.D., is a staff writer in the spaceflight channel since 2022 covering diversity, education and gaming as well. She was contributing writer for Space.com for 10 years before joining full-time. Elizabeth's reporting includes multiple exclusives with the White House and Office of the Vice-President of the United States, an exclusive conversation with aspiring space tourist (and NSYNC bassist) Lance Bass, speaking several times with the International Space Station, witnessing five human spaceflight launches on two continents, flying parabolic, working inside a spacesuit, and participating in a simulated Mars mission. Her latest book, "Why Am I Taller?", is co-written with astronaut Dave Williams. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota, a Bachelor of Journalism from Canada's Carleton University and a Bachelor of History from Canada's Athabasca University. Elizabeth is also a post-secondary instructor in communications and science at several institutions since 2015; her experience includes developing and teaching an astronomy course at Canada's Algonquin College (with Indigenous content as well) to more than 1,000 students since 2020. Elizabeth first got interested in space after watching the movie Apollo 13 in 1996, and still wants to be an astronaut someday. Mastodon: https://qoto.org/@howellspace