Main Not Quite Flight Discussion

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bejjinks
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08:52:52 AM Jul 18th 2014
Banshee has another problem with his flight method. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. I worry about the people on the ground when Banshee flies overhead. If his sound waves are powerful enough to keep him in the air, why aren't they powerful enough to knock any innocent bystander to the ground?
PhasmaFelis
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01:15:20 PM Aug 8th 2013
Why does "Not Quite Flight" include a bunch of examples of actual flight? Jetpacks, telekinetic/magnetic/electrostatic levitation, precision wind control, and owning an intergalactic surfboard all apparently don't count as flight. Actually I'm not sure what *does* count as flight. Jetpack no, Iron Man's jetbooted armor yes; Jean Grey's telekinesis-powered levitation no, Superman's mumblemumble-powered levitation yes. Huh?

I propose that the description be edited to explain that actual, sustained, powered flight is not "Not Quite Flight", and the examples trimmed down to match. IMHO, a dude with a jetpack flies, Storm flies, a dude with a glider is Not Quite Flight even if he can stay aloft for hours with the right thermals.
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