The First Order T.I.E. Pilots were a unit of First Order Stormtrooper that where the successor of the Imperial T.I.E. Pilot that flew TIE/sf space superiority fighters, an updated version of the Imperial T.I.E. Fighter, and had a more protected armor than the original T.I.E. pilots of the Empire. Like all First Order Stormtroopers, T.I.E. Pilots were trained as children to become elite war machines and expert pilots for the First Order.