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Helicopter Hair

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Gain the power of Flight... through your hair! No doubt spinning is awesome.

See Heli-Critter for animal examples. See also Hair Wings for less spinning, more flapping variation.

Sub-Trope to Instant Flight: Just Add Spinning!, Mercury's Wings is a sister trope. Compare Hat of Flight and Prehensile Hair.


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    Anime & Manga 
  • In the Hentai manga Petit Roid 3, Kirara is a Robot Girl with Prehensile Hair that she can put to many uses, including creating a pair of rotors to fly.
  • Buffalo from One Piece has hair in the shape of a propeller which he can rapidly rotate, thanks to him eating the Spin-Spin Fruit, and fly through the air. He has propellers on his feet too to keep him stable.
  • Accel from Sukima no Kuni no Polta uses her hair like a helicopter to fly.

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    Films — Live-Action 

  • This is the subject of one Shel Silverstein poem where a boy who has been mocked his whole life for his long hair finally has enough and uses it to fly away.

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    Western Animation