"R4-P17, nicknamed R4, or Arfour, was the astromech droid attached to Obi-Wan Kenobi's Delta-7 Aethersprite-class starfighter and was often on board his Delta-7B Aethersprite-class starfighter and Eta-2 Actis-class light interceptor prior to and during the Clone Wars. "
This is the previous LEGO version of R4-P17 (from the 7143 Jedi Starfighter set, released in 2002):
Obviously, this is completely different than the version pictured in the original post. That droid is R5-F7, from this year's 9495 Gold Leader's Y-wing Starfighter. Now please don't respond to me telling me that "These are prelim pictures don't forget, subject to change." I am aware. I'm just saying that the droid in the picture at the top of this page will most likely look entirely different than the final version. It is relatively obvious that all
of these preliminary pictures simply use previously produced minifigures. So in reality, not to be pesimistic, but, this post does not reveal any new information (figure-wise). Unless, however, you visit http://www.brickinside.com/NeoView.php? ... mCategory=
Then one will find the true