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24th Sep '17 5:33:09 PM ShiningwingX
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24th Sep '17 4:57:44 PM ShiningwingX
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* [[SirensAreMermaids Sirens]] in ''VideoGame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' behave this way, as do their stronger kin, Lamias and Ekhidnas. On the other hand, they're rendered nearly helpless if knocked onto solid ground with Aard or a well placed crossbow bolt.
19th Sep '17 3:04:18 AM darrenr
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* In ''{{Series/UFO}}'' the front section of SHADO's Skydiver submarines can also operate as fighter aircraft.
16th Sep '17 11:10:31 AM GlassRain
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* ''Webcomic/GuildedAge'': The pirate ship. Designed by a kid, no less.
12th Apr '17 7:39:05 PM Caps-luna
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* Another inversion are the missiles of some submarines that can be launched while the sub is still submerged. The missile moves a short distance to the surface before bursting out and flying. As rockets can (obviously) work in a vacuum they also, work fine underwater.
19th Jan '17 12:13:56 PM ElSquibbonator
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_boat Flying Boats]] are airplanes made so they can land on water and swim like ships. Also, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_submarine Flying submarines]], with WWII, Cold War, and modern flavors!

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_boat Flying Boats]] are airplanes made so they can land on water and swim float like ships. Also, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_submarine Flying submarines]], with WWII, Cold War, and modern flavors!
20th Sep '16 7:06:43 PM nombretomado
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* Not a machine, but definitely an "it", was the flying/swimming steed on Kamino, during ''AttackOfTheClones''.

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* Not a machine, but definitely an "it", was the flying/swimming steed on Kamino, during ''AttackOfTheClones''.''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.
15th Sep '16 7:32:44 PM MrNickelodeon
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* The ''Wild Arctic'' simulator ride at Ride/SeaWorld takes place in a helicopter that is also able to go underwater.
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14th Aug '16 8:06:52 AM Morgenthaler
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11th Aug '16 7:28:44 AM htuttle
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* ''{{X-Com}}: Terror From The Deep'' features [=USOs=], Unidentified Submersed Objects (basically, alien submarines), that can fly over land. This is mostly because the game is the original X-Com with new sprites. Oh, and your own flying subs cannot use their weapons unless they're submerged.
** It is at least justified in-game, as the submersibles used by X-Com are equipped with what are essentially underwater jet engines. When they go above water, they're just regular old jet engines.
** Also, the weapons used by X-Com craft are specifically designed for underwater use, such as torpedoes and sonic oscillators (sound travels much slower in air than in water). Gauss cannons should still work, though (better, in fact, since there's no water resistance for the slugs).

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* ''{{X-Com}}: Terror From The Deep'' ''VideoGame/XComTerrorFromTheDeep'' features [=USOs=], Unidentified Submersed Objects (basically, alien submarines), that can fly over land. This is mostly because the game is the original X-Com ''X-COM'' [[MissionPackSequel with new sprites.sprites]]. Oh, and your own flying subs cannot use their weapons unless they're submerged.
** It is at least justified in-game, as the submersibles used by X-Com X-COM are equipped with what are essentially underwater jet engines. When they go above water, they're just regular old jet engines.
** Also, the weapons used by X-Com X-COM craft are specifically designed for underwater use, such as torpedoes and sonic oscillators (sound travels much slower in air than in water). Gauss cannons should still work, though (better, in fact, since there's no water resistance for the slugs).



* VideoGame/{{Xenogears}}: The Yggdrasil stars as a [[SandIsWater Sand Sub]], that can ''only'' work on sand. Then it gets [[MidSeasonUpgrade fixed]] after [[PersonOfMassDestruction Id]] sinks it. Later it gets the ability to fly.

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* VideoGame/{{Xenogears}}: The Yggdrasil stars as a [[SandIsWater Sand Sub]], that can ''only'' work on sand. Then it gets [[MidSeasonUpgrade fixed]] after [[PersonOfMassDestruction Id]] sinks it. Later Later, it gets the ability to fly.fly like any other airship.
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