Did you spot the clever message hidden in Poe Dameron’s Star Wars flight jacket?

Oscar Isaac's outfit is REALLY detailed

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This is why we love Star Wars fans. Millions of people have watched the movie by now, but it takes just one off-hand question to open up a whole new galaxy of fun.

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A question like, ‘What does the writing on Poe Dameron’s flight vest say?’

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Of course, someone, somewhere, had the answer.

Enter Tumblr blogger youneedapiilot, who quickly realised the letters were in Aurebesh, the Star Wars writing system. Each character corresponds to a letter in the alphabet, so it should be an easy translation job, right?

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Hmm, not quite. Unfortunately the text is upside-down as we look at it, so you have to flip the main image to make sense of it.

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That’s better!

Youneedapiilot must have better eyesight (or higher resolution images) than us, because they were quickly able to make out the letters.

The result?

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Pull to inflate

Yep, it’s just a handy safety message for when X-Wing pilots have to ditch in water. These Star Wars costume designers think of everything.

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Now for another question: would a life jacket still inflate in space?