Any Star Wars fan will know what a X-Wing is and when you mix LEGO and Star Wars together you get some incredible official and MOC sets. One very popular set is Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter (75301), we loved it so much that we wanted to make our own LEGO Star Wars X-Wing mini build! Without any further delay let's get started, we will cover some facts about the X-Wing and at the end there's the FREE BONUS LEGO X-Wing instructions that you came here for!
The X-Wing is a class of starfighter used by the Rebel Alliance when they battled the Galactic Empire, it is armed with four laser cannons and two proton torpedo launchers which made it a lethal weapon in the hands of someone like Luke Skywalker.
The name X-Wing was given due to the X shape its s-foils (its wings) make when it goes in to "attack mode" and there have been 8 models used to date, two of these however were the same model just with different exteriors.
Star wars Fandom have a lot more information available for each of the models if you were interested in finding out more.
The first LEGO X-Wing set to be released was the LEGO X-Wing Fighter (7140), this was released in October 1999 and consisted of just 250 pieces.
The LEGO X-Wing Fighter (7140) also came with four minifigures which were:
A fun fact about this set, did you know that it also included a comic book strip and instructions for alternate builds. Not only could you build the LEGO X-Wing but you could also build a boat with a jet ski that was detachable, a full size communicator device, a mech or a full size lightsaber handle!
At the time of writing this there are currently 36 LEGO X-Wing sets on the Bricklink database, these range from large sets right down to poly bag mini builds.
A full list that is kept constantly up to date can be found from Bricklink, if you are interested in finding out more information click here to take a look. If you haven't seen or heard about Bricklink before you are missing out, the LEGO database they maintain is unbelievable!
As promised here's our 19 step guide on building you very own Mini LEGO X-Wing!
We would love to see your Mini X-Wing, if you post it on social media please tag us in so we can see it and share it amongst the rest of our fans.
To build the X-Wing you will need the following pieces.
Hopefully if you have followed our instructions you should end up with a Mini Build X-Wing that looks like this!
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