'Twin Ion Engines' – so that's what the acronym means. Nothing to do with it looking a tiny bit like a bow-tie.
Did you know that sound designer Ben Burtt created the distinctive TIE fighter sound effect by combining an elephant call with a car driving on wet pavement. An elephant on a phone driving a car on the pavement? Oh the humanity.
Internet sensation Weapon IX celebrates the Imperial Navy's most nimble flier with this beautifully bold and minimal print. Available framed, unframed or emblazoned on a lovely soft cushion. This striking and stylish piece of artwork is perfect for fans of exquisitely-designed space vehicles and those with unquestionable loyalty to the Galactic Empire.