Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 6:00pm by Andrew, BZPower News Manager [Source: LEGO]
I really wish I was at BrickFiesta this weekend. Not only was it a lot of fun last year, but this year they're announcing a new set! You guys should be glad I'm not there though, because it means I can promptly post the news about 10227 B-wing Starfighter promptly. Yep, you read that right, it's a new Star Wars UCS set! Read on for pictures and all the details!
Check out the designer video too:
10227 B-wing Starfighter
Ages 16+. 1,486 pieces.
US $199.99 CA $249.99 DE 199.99€ UK 169.99£ DK 1699 DKK
Take on the Empire in the Ultimate Collector Series B-wing Starfighter!
Now you can experience the ultimate B-wing Starfighter from the Star Wars galaxy like never before. This fantastic model features everything you would expect from our premium collector range, including rotating, self-levelling cockpit and realistic wing configurations for landing and flight. And when you're finished battling in the skies above Endor or helping to restore freedom in the galaxy, place this highly detailed B-wing Starfighter on its own dedicated display stand and fact plaque. Measures 26" (66 cm) wide and 15" (38 cm) high in flight configuration, and 17" (43 cm) high on display stand.
A highly detailed Ultimate Collector Series B-wing Starfighter model
Features rotating, self-levelling cockpit
Features realistic wing configurations for landing and flight
Includes display stand and fact plaque
Model can be detached from display stand
Measures 26" (66cm) wide and 15" (38cm) high in flight configuration, and 17" (43cm) high when mounted on display stand
Available for sale directly through LEGO beginning October 2012 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO Stores or via phone:
US Contact Center 1-800-453-4652
CA (English) Contact Center 1-800-453-4652
CA (French) Contact Center 1-877-518-5346
European Contact Center 00-800-5346-1111
Thanks of course to LEGO for sharing this info - it looks like a worthy addition to the UCS line. All you people at BrickFiesta - I hope you enjoyed the announcement; enjoy the convention (and stay out of the heat!