C-3PO takes flight with ANA's latest Star Wars plane

Billy Langsworthy

By Billy Langsworthy

July 20th 2016 at 12:48PM
UPDATED July 20th 2016 at 5:01PM
C-3PO takes flight with ANA's latest Star Wars plane

The new jet forms part of ANA's five year Star Wars Project.

ANA, Japan’s largest airline, has unveiled its latest Star Wars themed aircraft, a C-3PO inspired Boeing 777-200.

The new jet forms part of ANA's Star Wars Project, a five-year agreement with Disney that has also see planes inspired by R2-D2 and BB-8 take flight.

The C-3PO motif, which includes detailed body parts and wiring is decorated onto the aircraft’s fuselage, was unveiled to Star Wars fans at this year's Star Wars Celebration Europe event in London.

The aircraft plans to start flying on domestic routes in Japan from March 2017.

Check out the C-3PO Boeing 777-200, and ANA's other Star Wars planes, below: