Will Megatron have flight ability in robot mode?

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  1. unicronic

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    Just putting it out there. Both robot modes have had to ability to fly, this new mode - awesome - looks like he might be sacrificing his aerial-ness.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Chaos Muffin

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    Doubt it
     
  3. Haloid1177

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    If he does, Michael Bay has screwed up yet again. And I like the movie franchise.
     
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    Why? Megatron has been consistently a flyer in the Movie continuity in his two incarnations. I don't see why not since Starscream can fly on robot mode.
     
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    Starscream is a jet! It makes sense for him to fly, as his engines have to go somewhere. Megs is a truck. Why would he be able to fly?
     
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    Not that this makes much sense, but it seems like Decepticons have always had the ability to fly. Now the movie verse is supposedly more realistic, so maybe not.

    I could see Megatron having/retaing a third knifejet mode to fly and/or having thrusters of some kind in his robot mode for some flight though.

    All the same, if Megatron is gone full-stealth mode with his new alt, maybe he'll just be lying in hiding and pop up unexpectedly rather than need to make a big arirborne entrance.
     
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    dont see why he wouldn't be able to fly. had jets in tank mode could easily have them in whatever other mode he choses.

    doesnt have to make much sense.
     
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    The only way he would fly is if he rips Starscream's thrusters off and attach them to his body
     
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    Have they ever shown an Autobot or Decepticon with a jet vehicle mode flying in robot mode? Most I've seen is them floating slightly as they come in for a landing in robot mode.
     
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    Yes they have in Transformers when the F-22s are getting ready to attack Megatron Starscream transforms and hovers for a moment.
     
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    Maybe megatron's truck form can also fly just like chitty chitty bang bang.
    Megatron chitty chitty bang bang we love you !

    In robot form Megatron might have his own jetpack similar to Optimus or maybe he has jets on the soles of his feet similar to Iron Man.
     
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    I think you can answer this by asking... Who would of thought megatron would of rolled over from tank mode after being ressurected in ROTF and fly into space to where was it MARS?
     
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    Your logic is flawed, since Megatron has jets in his old robot mode. They were part of his body. It's not absurd to think he could fly in this robot mode if he kept them.

    It's not like we've never had robots with non-aircraft alt modes who can fly in robot mode. If he has the thrusters let him fly. He may, he may not.
     
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    Give where they were in the last film, and assuming that's here they'd stay, he could have a jet pack type thing under the cab roof of his alt-mode, basing that on his toy design obviously. It wouldn't be the end of the world if he couldn't.

    And lets not forget that brief shot of Megatron and Starscream before they land on the building post - forest battle in Revenge of the Fallen, not to mention Starscream flying off after the Fallens defeat.
     
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    Could have sworn I read somewhere that Megatron was so badly damaged by Optimus his boosters were useless, forcing him to scan a different alternate mode.

    Then again,couldn't he have just scanned a jet?
     
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    It would make sense for him to fly in robot mode. Unless his jet thrusters were damaged beyond repair, I could understand. We'll see.

    Personally, I feel like Megatron should always have flight capability in robot mode, even if he transforms into a ground-based vehicle. It just gives him an advantage over most Autobots.

    Optimus Primal would like to have a word with you. :) 
     
  17. Kraken2009

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    I think he's too beat up to have that ability.
     
  18. Moy

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    Truth. But maybe the reason is that a truck is more awesome.

    On a serious note though, maybe the truck was the first thing he saw and scanned it asap. Otherwise he would have been risking exposure looking for a better alt-mode.

    And I'm sure Megs flight capacity will always be available. It would be silly if he can't fly this time.
     
  19. megatron6661

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    doesnt megatron still have his backboosters, from his tank mode. Because how did he get away, prime damaged him but he only ripped his arm off and blown half his face off. That cannot exactly effect his flight mode
     
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    Thats what I'm guessing, some jetpack thing.
     

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