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2nd Jan '16 6:54:21 AM Servbot
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* Risky's Hat in ''VideoGame/{{Shantae}} and the Pirate's Curse'' gives Shantae the ability to [[ImprovisedParachute glide due to its large size]] and consequently fly whenever there's an updraft.
17th Sep '15 10:35:31 PM Ptorquemada
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-->'''Calvin''': How do I look? -->'''Hobbes''': Words fail me. -->'''Calvin''': I'm not taking off. This is very peculiar. -->'''Hobbes''': ''That's'' the word I was looking for.
7th Jun '15 10:07:06 PM Diask
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* ''{{Doraemon}}'': the Take-copter, which is so iconic that it's one of the few recurring tools even if technically its functionality is covered by other gadgets. * In ''ToLoveRu'', Lala's hat has giant bat wings and allows her to fly. Her entire costume (hat included) is a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapechanging]] [[RobotGirl robot]] named Peke, so the antigravity may come from the entire costume, rather than just the hat. Her Magnet-bot technology, which sticks things or people together would also allow the hat to stay on.
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* ''{{Doraemon}}'': the Take-copter, T he Take-copter from ''Anime/{{Doraemon}}'', which is so iconic that it's one of the few recurring tools even if technically its functionality is covered by other gadgets. * In ''ToLoveRu'', ''Manga/ToLoveRu'', Lala's hat has giant bat wings and allows her to fly. Her entire costume (hat included) is a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapechanging]] [[RobotGirl robot]] named Peke, so the antigravity may come from the entire costume, rather than just the hat. Her Magnet-bot technology, which sticks things or people together would also allow the hat to stay on.

* The Argentinian comic (and a cartoon) ''Hijitus'' has the titular hero use a magical hat (about as big as himself) to transform into a FlyingBrick.
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* The Argentinian comic (and a cartoon) ''Hijitus'' has the titular eponymous hero use a magical hat (about as big as himself) to transform into a FlyingBrick.

* ''TheFlyingNun'' * Linda finds a magical hat that allows her to fly in the ''RoundTheTwist'' episode "Copycat".
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* ''TheFlyingNun'' ''Series/TheFlyingNun'' * Linda finds a magical hat that allows her to fly in the ''RoundTheTwist'' ''Series/RoundTheTwist'' episode "Copycat".

* The TropeMaker is probably Hermes' winged hat, called the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petasus Petasus]], though it was only 'winged' in that it had a wide floppy brim, and his power of flight came from his [[MercurysWings sandals]]. Nevertheless, because of PopCulturalOsmosis, he is now often portrayed with a flying hat.
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* The TropeMaker is probably Hermes' winged hat, hat from Myth/ClassicalMythology, called the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petasus Petasus]], though it was only 'winged' in that it had a wide floppy brim, and his power of flight came from his [[MercurysWings sandals]]. Nevertheless, because of PopCulturalOsmosis, he is now often portrayed with a flying hat.

* The Wing Cap from ''SuperMario64''.
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* The Wing Cap from ''SuperMario64''.''VideoGame/SuperMario64''.

* ''WarioLand'' had a jet-powered hat as one of the power-ups.
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* ''WarioLand'' ''VideoGame/WarioLand'' had a jet-powered hat as one of the power-ups.

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* Propeller Knight from ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight'' has a very fancy helmet with a propeller that lets him fly, complete with handles.

* In ''BasicInstructions'', [[BadassNormal Rocket Hat]]'s "[[ClothesMakeTheSuperman superpower]]" is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin owning a rocket-propelled hat]]. The question of how it stays on his head is asked and answered -- [[HandWave chinstrap]].
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* In ''BasicInstructions'', ''Webcomic/BasicInstructions'', [[BadassNormal Rocket Hat]]'s "[[ClothesMakeTheSuperman superpower]]" is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin owning a rocket-propelled hat]]. The question of how it stays on his head is asked and answered -- [[HandWave chinstrap]].

* ''InspectorGadget'': the eponymous hero has a helicopter hat. Why it doesn't fly away is actually shown, in that it usually has handles that he holds onto while flying, both to steer and prevent it from coming off.
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* ''InspectorGadget'': the The eponymous hero ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' has a helicopter hat. Why it doesn't fly away is actually shown, in that it usually has handles that he holds onto while flying, both to steer and prevent it from coming off.
5th Jun '15 1:14:38 PM Narsil
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Added propeller-beanie as nerd symbol
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[[AC:RealLife]] * The 'propeller beanie' (a beanie or baseball hat with a propeller on it) has become a nerd symbol. For example, {{Website/Google}} gives its new employees ("Nooglers") a propeller hat in Google colors during orientation.
2nd Sep '14 10:03:23 AM mlsmithca
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* In the Sid and Marty Krofft show, ''{{Lidsville}}'', the evil magician Hoodoo has a top hat that turns into a flying machine. * A ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' episode has Joel coming up with the "Beanie-Chopper" during the invention exchange, but to the Bots' disappointment it doesn't actually allow him to fly.
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* In the Sid and Marty Krofft show, ''{{Lidsville}}'', ''Series/{{Lidsville}}'', the evil magician Hoodoo has a top hat that turns into a flying machine. * A ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' episode has Joel coming up with the "Beanie-Chopper" during the invention exchange, but to the Bots' disappointment it doesn't actually allow him to fly.

* In ''CalvinAndHobbes'', Calvin orders a hat with a propeller on in, expecting that it will alow him to fly. There is an ImagineSpot of him flying with it. He is quite disappointed when he gets and and find out it doesn't actually enable flight.
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* In ''CalvinAndHobbes'', ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Calvin orders a hat with a propeller on in, expecting that it will alow him to fly. There is an ImagineSpot of him flying with it. He is quite disappointed when he gets and and find out it doesn't actually enable flight.
9th Mar '14 9:59:40 AM Mdumas43073
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-->'''Crow:''' (''dejectedly'') I thought you were gonna go through the roof.
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-->'''Crow:''' (''dejectedly'') I thought you were gonna go through the roof.
9th Mar '14 9:58:36 AM Mdumas43073
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* A ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'' episode has Joel coming up with the "Beanie-Chopper" during the invention exchange, but to the Bots' disappointment it doesn't actually allow him to fly. -->'''Crow:''' (''dejectedly'') I thought you were gonna go through the roof.
6th Feb '14 3:29:22 PM totoofze47
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* Barbara and her sisters in ''VideoGame/RaymanLegends'' use their winged hats to hover, due to lacking the titular hero's HelicopterHair.
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* Barbara and her sisters in ''VideoGame/RaymanLegends'' use their winged hats helmets to hover, due to lacking the titular hero's HelicopterHair.
6th Feb '14 3:28:46 PM totoofze47
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* Barbara and her sisters in ''VideoGame/RaymanLegends'' use their winged hats to hover, due to lacking the titular hero's HelicopterHair.
7th May '13 12:30:27 PM KZN02
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* In ''ToLoveRU'', Lala's hat has giant bat wings and allows her to fly. Her entire costume (hat included) is a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapechanging]] [[RobotGirl robot]] named Peke, so the antigravity may come from the entire costume, rather than just the hat. Her Magnet-bot technology, which sticks things or people together would also allow the hat to stay on.
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* In ''ToLoveRU'', ''ToLoveRu'', Lala's hat has giant bat wings and allows her to fly. Her entire costume (hat included) is a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapechanging]] [[RobotGirl robot]] named Peke, so the antigravity may come from the entire costume, rather than just the hat. Her Magnet-bot technology, which sticks things or people together would also allow the hat to stay on.
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