Could C-3PO have sat in one of the Millenium Falcon's quad laser cannons and shot down pursuing TIE Fighters?
This assumes of course that he could climb up/down a ladder.
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C-3PO does precisely this in Star Wars Rebel Force #4, Firefight *
Fire,” Leia ordered, hoping that C-3PO had absorbed her quick tutorial on operating the quad laser cannons. Laserfire launched toward the Star Destroyer, scoring a direct hit on its shield generator dome. Leia quickly guided the Millennium Falcon out of the Destroyer’s firing range and took a quick survey of the situation. Three battered ships — one out of commission, two intact but taking heavy fire.
She tuned the comm to a Rebel frequency, hoping to pick up evidence that her friends were inside. As she did so, she accelerated and hurtled toward the remaining TIE fighter, which was lurking just beneath one of the strange ships, about to fire. Two quick blasts from the laser cannons blew it into debris.
C-3PO is surprisingly accurate, even at speed and even against a TIE-fighter.
* Note that this is a 'Legends' novel.