This, then, is 9677 X-wing Starfighter and Yavin 4. On first glance it's not as interesting as the cloud car one, and on closer inspection it's even less interesting. Read on to find out why...
The minifig is a generic X-wing pilot. BrickLink claims it's a new figure, but everything but the helmet is the same as Dutch Vander in last year's Y-Wing set. The helmet has appeared many times before, I believe. So, all in all, pretty boring.
The X-wing itself looks pretty good, until you look closely and notice that it's virtually identical to the one in 30051, which was given away free with The Sun, and was available in US stores, last year.
Here's a shot of the two together, 30051 on the left. The only differences are the use of the new 1x2 half-slope on the nose, the cockpit has been dropped down a plate, and the clips on the ends of the wings have been put on the top instead of the bottom. So, really not very interesting at all.
(Update: turns out my 30051 is assembled incorrectly, the clips should be on the top. That's one less difference, then.)
So, after extolling the virtues of the Planet sets in the review of the Cloud Car one, I'm going to have to eat my words. I can't recommend this one at all. Strictly for Star Wars collectors only...
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