Learning to Fly - Position 6: A Bird! A Plane!

Being a series of vignettes aimed at educating the super-powered reader about the various possible permutations of the flight posture.Seldom seen, though Wonder Girl is a good example of someone who used the airplane/bird style to affect a light, gliding motion in her flight patterns. The idea is to extend one's arms to mimic the aerodynamic quality of animals and objects that commonly fly. After all, they must look like that for a reason, right? Now, when people down below go "It's a bird! It's a plane! It's..." they won't sound like complete pop culture hacks. I know I'd spend a lot of time in Metropolis cracking wise in the background ("It's a missile! It's a rocket!").

Bonus tip: If your powers suddenly give out (and this is one of the 5 most used superhero plots), you can immediately flap your arms to slow down your descent.

2 comments:

Steve said...

You should feature Powdered Toast Man's unique flying backward technique.


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Siskoid said...

Hey! No reading ahead! ;-)

 

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