LEGO Built a Life-Sized 'Star Wars' X-Wing for the Paris Air Show

Taking 2,500 hours to construct.

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Paris Air Show is the largest aerospace industry exhibition in the world, and this year it gets even bigger with the attendance of LEGO‘s very own life-sized X-Wing spacefighter.

After previously constructing a 1:1 scale, fully functioning Bugatti Chiron, the toy company has now built the Rebel fighter jet first seen in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope for the French event. Though unlike the Bugatti, this X-Wing can’t fly, the model is nevertheless life-sized and as movie-accurate as the toy bricks allow, standing at two meters tall, 10 meters long and nine meters wide, and weighing a whopping three tons. The entire plane required 1,584,000 LEGO bricks to construct and took 2,500 hours of work in the span of three months to complete.

The LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Rebel spacefighter will be exhibiting at the Paris Air Show 2019, which takes place June 17 to 23. Fans of the franchise who happen to be in the neighborhood should definitely not to miss the opportunity.

And for more Star Wars news, check out the new trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order from E3.

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