Can Autobots Fly?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Soundwave84, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. Soundwave84

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    So i was watching the old episodes and i am wondering can autobots fly i mean they did in the very first episodes?:inquisiti 
     
  2. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    nope. blue streak and ironhide just jumped really realy high.
     
  3. Feralstorm

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    ... and really far.
     
  4. Soundwave84

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    I KNEW IT :dunce 
     
  5. Harbinger

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    they could. then after the first 3 parter they all forgot and never really used that jet pack again either.
     
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    Aerialbots could fly, cosmos, powerglide, blades...
     
  7. beatrush

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    dinobots could fly too
     
  8. Codimus Prime

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    I loved the flying in G1. I laugh everytime I see it.
     
  9. JKahn913

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    The Japanese Headmasters could all fly.
     
  10. tusko

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    I think they can, but very poorly compared to the Decepticons.
     
  11. RandomFerret

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    They can fly whenever they remember they can fly.

    Just like Superman can take out bad guys by looking at them, breathing at them, or yelling at them really hard, but he never remembers he can do this when Lois Lane is tied up or Lex Luthor is about to hit a button.
     
  12. infinitesadness

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    Tracks could in his alternate mode.
     
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    Sideswipe does in The War of the Dinobots episode.
     
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    in one episode of the first three, i believe optimus prime was flying on his own without any help then later in the same episode he was clinging onto a platform with megatron trying to knock him off.
     
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    It depends on who was writing the episode and how closely it was edited. Technically, the Autobots aren't supposed to be able to fly under their own power. In practice, though, there were plenty of occasions where they did so either because the writer forgot they couldn't or someone drew it in because they didn't know any better.
     
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    I suppose one could ret-con that they can only fly if they have enough energy and/or they divert power from other systems.

    So Prime wouldn't divert the power because Megs could shoot him.

    Ironhide and Bluestreak got taken out with ease.

    Sideswipe has a jetpack,,,, just because he likes to fly faster.

    Tracks can fly.

    And come to think of it, I've never seen Powerglide fly in robot mode.
     
  17. Rend

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    In robot mode G1 Autobots are not supposed to be able to fly. If they did it was usually with a jet pack, or something along those lines. I think in the beginning developmental stages the cartoon had flaws because of miscommunication between developers and writers. Hence, we see Autobots sometimes flying. It's just a cartoon so I wouldn't look too much into this topic.

    All you need to know is that G1 Autobots in robot mode are not supposed to be able to fly. While, G1 Decepticons are supposed to be able to fly. Remember these cartoons were made in the 80s so cut em a bit of slack. :p 
     
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    Jetfire flew.
     
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    Good theory
     
  20. Feralstorm

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    The "Toonces the driving cat" theory. :) 
     

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