A-wing Starfighter is LEGO set 75275-1. It has a score of 96. This is good compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 1 reviews, based on 2 scored reviews and 6 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 3.38% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2020, and it is categorised in Star Wars.
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This build has everything that I look for in a UCS set: great detail, creative design process, and overall fun building experience. The price per piece count is a bit high, but I think it is definitely worth buying. Not only is the ship quite massive in person, it was genuinely fun to build. It is the first UCS set to have an 18+ rating, and after building it I can see why. Building this A-Wing took focus, precision, and creative genius (on the design team's part). If you are on the fence for this set, grab it while you can!
75275 A-wing Starfighter feels like a labour of love, with real attention to detail paid to the source material leading to a finished model at a satisfying scale. It makes for a worthy of addition to the Ultimate Collector Series and will add a striking splash of colour to a shelf full of such sets. Quibbles with this release are very, very minor – this is the first time the A-wing has been captured as a UCS model, and fans will not be complaining if it is also the last.
It's hard not to love the finished model as a display piece, and the incredibly complex build was very enjoyable indeed. It's also important to remember that this is the very first UCS-scale A-wing, filling a major gap in the UCS line of LEGO Star Wars sets. As I consider the set in its totality, all of the points I made above criticizing it feel like nit-picks, as valid and (hopefully) objective as I intend them to be. In other words, the UCS A-wing is much more than the sum of its imperfect parts.
Accurately capturing the aerodynamic aesthetic of the RZ-1 A-wing Interceptor is undoubtedly the most important aspect of 75275 A-wing Starfighter and the designer has succeeded. I love the shaping of the fuselage and the exterior appears appropriately smooth, despite comprising multiple sections which are attached at varying angles. The sides seem particularly impressive, curving in multiple directions. However, compromises are apparent. The nose has been truncated when compared with the movie and gaps do become visible when viewing this model from certain angles. Furthermore, the exposed Technic elements inside the cockpit are disappointing and the A-wing Pilot seems unexceptional, although minifigures are not usually the focus of Ultimate Collector Series sets.