After that, the set went into backordered status, and eventually temporarily out of stock. Customers who got their orders but were on the backorder list, who knows when they will get their order.
However, this first model introduced one appealing aspect that has continued to appear in later sets: the removable roof, which allows fans to reconstruct their favorite scenes within the starship. The now 985-piece starship sported a streamlined cockpit and more accurate detail. Additionally, most of the unsightly structural elements were tucked farther into the ship’s interior.