Resistance Pilot (generic)

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Resistance pilots were pilots who served the Resistance under it’s starfighter corps. They fought in countless battles against the First Order forces during the First Order–Resistance conflict. They piloted fighters such as A-wing starfighters and X-wing starfighters and transports such as the Resistance transports.

Source Wookieepedia


1. Flightsuit:

• Red/dark orange, one-piece jumpsuit in screen accurate color and material. (PLEASE NOTE: neither Original Trilogy Rebel pilot orange nor B-Wing pilot red are acceptable for approval as there is a noticeable difference between both of them and the correct TFA Pilot color.)

• With a stand-up style collar with noticeably slightly darker colored tightly pleated detailing all the way around the outside. Collar closes at front mandarin style.

• Pleated trim details (matching the collar pleated detailing) run down the outside of the arms and down to the cuff at the wrist.

• Thin “pen holder” pocket built into the jumpsuit on the upper left arm below the left shoulder seam with 3 small (pen-sized) loops in the middle.

• No visible waistband (not to be confused with waist seam), zippers or snaps on the jumpsuit. Zipper up front of the suit should be covered by a placket.

• Small tab along the placket just below the collar serving as an attachment point for the chest box. The chest box has a clip on the back (similar to a slide belt clip) to secure it to the tab.

• The jumpsuit legs have an outer “chap” layer on all sides of the legs. The chaps can be sewn down around the knees, top of the hip, and into the inseam of the legs, but the left front of the chap should allow access for the chest box hose.

• Each chap leg has 2 pockets:

– A top right thigh cargo style pocket with flap closure, and with a secondary flat pocket with flap closure that wraps around the front of the leg. – A smaller second rectangular cargo style pocket with rounded edges located on the right leg, with a flap top and is sewn into the front knee. – A top left thigh rectangular cargo style pocket with open top square faux top flap, with small strip detail running vertically down the base of the pocket, layered over a tall, narrow open-topped pocket. – A smaller second rectangular cargo style pocket with rounded edges is located on the left leg, with a flat flap top and is sewn into the front knee.

• A strap of dark grey webbing runs around the leg just below the lower pocket on each leg. The strap is sewn in place on the pant leg. The strap features a sliver/light-grey slide-adjuster buckle located on the front side of the leg.

• Flight suit should have a strap of dark grey webbing running across the width of the lower back with a black adjustable quick-release buckle.

• The flight suit legs should extend to the ankle or top of foot. Bottoms of legs should have either a small cuffed edge folded and sewn under, folded under with an elastic band inside, or bloused under.

• Sleeves end with no separate cuffs attached, or the suit sleeves should end in dark grey knit ribbed cuffs.

2. Flight vest:

• White/off-white vest consisting of three parts: an outer/collar vest that wraps around the neck and extends down to the lower torso, an inner/under vest that connects to the back panel, and the back panel.

• Screen accurately designed outer/ collar vest, with 2 horizontal quilted/padded bar sections running the width of the vest panel approximately mid-torso on the left, and 7 horizontal quilted/padded bar sections starting at the shoulder blade on the right panel.

• On the left panel of the outer vest there is a black/dark-grey distressed rebel bird at collarbone height, and “pull to inflate” is written in inverted Aurebesh equivalent of English immediately above the 2 quilted/padded sections.

• At the bottom of the right front panel of the outer vest there is a black circle.

• The outer vest should have a rolled/quilted/corded edge around the outside edge.

• The outer vest should be padded to give it proper body and should extend no further than the width of the shoulder. The collar (also padded) should wrap around the neck (like a life vest/preserver). The outer vest edge should angle slightly so that it’s wider at the shoulder than at the lower edge.

• Screen accurate designed inner/under vest with bottom edge section strap attached to the underside collar portion of the vest, wrapping around the sides of the costumer and continuing across the inside of the bottom of the back panel. At the center of the lower back, there is a rectangle detail with a large rectangular stitched X.

• Clasps attached with Velcro sewn to the vest, made of a hard material with appropriate grey detailing should be affixed to both sides of the vest gap and affixed to the chest box.

• Screen accurate designed back panel with quilted/padded bar sections and scooped styled arm holes.

3. Chest box:

• Off-white/pale-gray chest box with black recesses and beveled edges, screen accurate LED, disk, and button details.

• A black corrugated rubber/plastic hose connects to the bottom right of the plate along the bottom of the chest box and slopes down across the front of the body to terminate between the left pant leg and the chap, or into the top left leg pocket of the flight suit.

4. Flight harness:

• The belt is medium/dark grey in color with ribs, has a border at the top and bottom edges, and a roll-pin buckle in the front. (Please note that the rest of the flight harness should be slightly darker than the belt.)

• 2 L-shaped silver/light-grey aluminum paddle brackets (flat or bent/angled) hang from the top of the ejection strapping which loops around the belt.

• Strapping includes two roll-pin buckles on the front right and left attached to the paddles by straps and fastened with silver/light-grey rivets/Chicago screws.

• There are small black pull-tabs attached to the bottom of the 2 roll-pin buckles on the harness.

• The back of the belt has an additional strap which hangs down from the back center of the belt to below the crotch and connects to the ejection leg straps on the backside of the legs.

5. Signal flares & leg bandolier:

• Black/very dark-grey webbing bandolier around the left leg just at the bottom of the knee pocket or above just above the right knee, with 4 or 5 accurate silver/light-grey flares attached with loops.

6. Boots: Screen accurate (2 Options):

OPTION 1: Very dark grey/black rubber boots with screen accurate surface and tread details.

The boots are only visible from the ankle down due to the suit legs being worn outside the boot so uppers may vary.

OPTION 2: (required for Snap Wexley and Nien Nunb)

Very dark grey/black rubber with leather/leather-like/rubber cover over the front (where laces would normally be) and attached to the boot with 2 straps per side.

7. Gauntlets:

• Black padded leather or leather-like material with a mid-length gauntlet cuff.

• Screen accurate 3 raised padded strips on the gauntlet cuff facing the outside, padded strip on each finger, pad on the top of the hand, padded strip over the knuckles, and either a single pad or two part pad on the thumb.


1. Accurately styled helmet with all hard details (visor, mic, dataport on back lower edge, recessed forehead stripe, ear cups, etc.)

Appropriate paint scheme (if it doesn’t look like it would fit on screen strafing Stormtroopers or Starkiller Base, then don’t use it!)

2. Screen accurate dark-grey shaped holster secured with rivets/Chicago screws and affixed to the belt via a loop of grey webbing/strapping, with accurately modeled and colored Glie-44 Erliss Ryloth Defense Tech Pistol.

3. Screen accurate vest cargo pocket/pouch.


1. RL Pilot forum

2. TFA Pilot reference gallery

Standard written by Author: Kylo Ren (Dawn Bright)

Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 20 July 2016, revised 5 February 2017

PLEASE NOTE: The costume standards are a guide, yet are not an all inclusive outline of required elements. The judges will be looking for quality of workmanship, accurate execution and use of materials in addition to these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colours, and parts choices for your build please contact the Detachment Officer for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build, or post a ‘Work in Progress’ (WIP) thread on the forum. (LCJ listing here)

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