I think it is cool and makes sense! Although I think in its current form, so much has been cut and it feels too brief. I think seeing so Obi-Wan looking out the window and then seeing him in the air speeder are too close together.
"Aquilae is a small independent country like North Vietnam… The Empire is like America ten years from now, after gangsters assassinated the Emperor & were elevated to power in a rigged election… We are at a turning point: fascism or revolution." - George Lucas, 1973
Champions of the Force