"How soon before we hear from someone who can fly?"
― Batman (DC Comics)
"Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off."
― Small Gods
"There is an art to flying, or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. ... Clearly, it is this second part, the missing, that presents the difficulties."
― The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The power to
fly without any outside influence.
User can fly or otherwise move through the air using various
methods. Some possibilities include using one or more forms of energy, wings or similar structures, or even mimicking or becoming an animal that can fly. Users are generally able to Levitate, and Glide as well.
List of Methods of Flight for more information.
May require air/atmosphere to maintain lift.
May require apparatus to control direction and altitude.
May be limited to a particular length of time they are able to spend flying.
May be limited in speed or acceleration.
May suffer from cold/altitude sickness, unless they are able to adapt to the changes in altitude.
Unless user also has Vacuum Adaptation, they cannot go beyond the borders of the atmosphere.
May not be able to fly if the user's weight is increased, such as from Gravity Manipulation.
Master Swoop (Power Rangers: Jungle Fury) flying.
Clark (Smallville) flying.
Nathan Petrelli (Heroes) takes flight.
After mimicking Nathans ability, Peter Petrelli (Heroes)...
...can make a sonic boom.
Eric Gibb (The Boy Who Could Fly) is able to fly, and can extend that power to others by holding their hand.
Peter Pan (Peter Pan) is a famed user of this abillity
Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter) is one of only two known wizards in the world who can fly without a broomstick or other forms of support.
Superman (DCEU), is capable of flying through the sky
Angel (Marvel Comics) teaching mutant children how to fly.
Storm (Marvel Comics) can fly on the winds.
Dr. Strange (Marvel Comics)
Amber Hunt (Marvel Comics)
Monica Rambeau (Marvel Comics)
Maria Hill (Marvel Comics) using a jetpack.
Nova, the Human Rocket (Marvel Comics)
Superman (DC Comics) is possibly the most famous user of this ability.
The incredible Power Girl (DC Comics)
Hawkman & Hawkgirl (DC Comics)
A Legion Flight (DC Comics)
Lantern Rings (DC Comics)
Black Lightning (DC Comics)
Power Rings (DC Comics) grant the user the ability to fly at incredible speeds.
Jack Knight (DC Comics) flying thanks to the power of the Gravity Rod.
Black Lightning (Superman/Batman; Public Enemies)
The Penguin (DC Comics) using a jetpack.
Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) flying
Amaterasu (The Wicked + The Divine)
Cassandra Igarashi/Urdr (The Wicked + The Divine)
Commander Brutus (Sonic the Comic) possesses an anti-gravity unit, allowing him to fly.
Thanks to their Viltrumite DNA, Mark Grayson (Image Comics) and his brother, Oliver have the ability to fly.
Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
Zaheer (The Legend of Korra) using flight.
Loona (HOOD) can fly when she inflates.
Charmcaster (Ben 10) can fly.
The Powerpuff Girls flying.
Rev Runner (Loonatics Unleashed) is the only one of the Loonatics who can fly without a jet pack.
Withengar (MTG Salvation)
Flying nessies (Happy Ness: The Secret of the Loch)
Wings of Tinabi (Xiaoiln Showdown) allow the user to fly leaving behind a rainbow trail, although can't fly well as the Longi Kite.
Longi Kite (Xiaolin Showdown) grant the user flying capabilities.
Kevin 11 (Ben 10) possesses Stinkfly's flight
Shiki's insects (Black Cat)
Goku, Piccolo and Gohan (Dragon Ball Z)
Goku, Gohan and Krilin (Dragon Ball Z)
Tsuna Sawada (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!)
Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail) is capable of flight in her different Satan Soul transformations.
Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail) can flight wielding the Heaven's Wheel Armor.
Exceeds (Fairy Tail) can use their signature magic
Aera to sprout large angelic wings that give them the ability to fly.
Ōnoki (Naruto) can use the
Earth Release: Light-Weight Rock Technique to make hismself and his partners flight.
As Ten-Tails's Jinchuriki, Obito Uchiha (Naruto) have access to the Six Paths Senjutsu that allows him fly.
As Ten-Tails's Jinchuriki, Madara Uchiha (Naruto) have access to the Six Paths Senjutsu that allows him fly.
Using the Six Paths Sage Mode, Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto) have access to the Six Paths Senjutsu that allows him fly.
Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
While in Gear Fourth: Bounceman, after
his legs, Luffy (One Piece) is able to produce shockwaves of air from his feet via the elestic force that enables him to fly through propulsion.
Like most Sky Wizards (Sky Wizard Academy) Kanata Age is capable of high-speed flight.
Metal Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog) can Fly, unlike his organic counterpart.
Black Doom (Sonic the Hedgehog)
Solara (Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
Peter Pan (Valkyrie Crusade)
Wingless (Valkyrie Crusade)
The Ravenous Octomaw's (Splatoon) teeth, when detached from its mouth, can fly.
DJ Octavio's (Splatoon) Octobot King can fly.
A Pootis Bird (TF2 Freak) in flight.
Mecha Sonic (Super Mario Bros. Z) can fly for extended periods thanks to built in jets.