Poe Dameron was known as one of the best pilots after the Battle of Endor. He was sent on a mission to Jakku to retrieve a map of Luke Skywalker's location. However, during this mission he was captured by The First Order. Poe was eventually freed by a stormtrooper named FN-2187.So he named it as Finn.Kylo Ren had learned that Poe had hidden the map in his droid. Poe and Finn's Tie Fighter escape was shot down over Jaaku. Poe survived this crash and sometime later made it to The Resistance Base.
Poe Was a part of The Battle of Takodana and the Battle of Starkiller Base.
Poe Dameron’s incredible piloting skill has earned him a well-deserved reputation as the top flying ace in the Resistance. Together with his trusty astromech droid BB-8, he can take on the best the First Order has to offer without getting a single scratch on his ship’s hull plating. As Black Leader, he pilots his own black X-wing Fighter, but he can also fly anything from a standard X-wing to a stolen First Order TIE Fighter. Confident and unflappable in the face of danger, he is one of the bravest and most reliable friends anyone could have.