A device or structure for transporting persons or things; a conveyance. Vehicles include tanks, spacecraft, cars, boats, airplanes, bicycles, motorbikes - the list goes on and on.

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Does Tony Stark have a self-flying helicopter?

In Captain America: Civil War, He then decides to go after He apparently This leaves no one flying the helicopter. Does this mean that it can fly itself? Does Tony Stark have a self-flying ...
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What is the earliest instance of a motor powered flying vehicle?

We've seen flying cars recently in Harry Potter (flying bikes there too), Back to the Future (and a flying train) and going back to Chitty Bang-Bang. I'm wondering what the earliest instance of a ...
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AT-AT pronunciation

I've heard fans pronounce the acronym for Imperial Walkers by saying each letter (A-T-A-T) and also by saying the two parts as words (At-At). Is there any consensus on which is right? AT-AT stands ...
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Why do Transformers turn into vehicles in the first place

Everywhere, in the 1980 animation, Animated, Prime, RID2015 and comics they have their Cybertronian form and it is most often a vehicle. But, why? Because they don't have any reason to convert ...
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Can an AT-AT properly get up/down on its legs intentionally?

An AT-TE is capable of lying prone on the ground and then getting back up again. An AT-ST (at least in Battlefront) has demonstrated the ability to lower its body when on standby and raising it up to ...
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Why does Rey leave her speeder unattended?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey often leaves her speeder completely unattended. Why is this? Thievery appears to be very common on Jakku.
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Do First Order TIE fighters have hyperdrives?

In the pre-Force Awakens Glactic Empire, TIE fighters did not have hyperdrives and thus depended on carrier ships to jump to lightspeed. Now in The Force Awakens Does this mean that First Order ...
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Why are the cannons on a Snowspeeder angled inwards slightly?

This detail has not escaped me, being a fan of the X-Wing / Tie Fighter series and trying to do my own interpretation of a low-poly 3D model of a Snowspeeder... I've gotten many reference images, and ...
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Are AT-ATs MIFVs or tanks by design?

Is there canon support for the "Transport" part of AT-AT's full name ("All Terrain Armored Transport")? The name seems to imply they are MIFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicles, aka Armored, ala US ...
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Movie with a man/woman fighting over a giant truck in the desert

I saw this movie a while ago and I remember a lot of images of huge desert landscapes and a man/woman fighting over the control of a huge truck (or maybe they had a truck each and were fighting over ...
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Why is Wonder Woman's plane invisible?

The plane is invisible which would be good for stealth but you can see Wonder Woman flying it. My question is, what is the point of having an invisible aircraft if you can see the pilot? I would ...
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Don't the cities ever employ mass transit on 1st World planets in the Star Wars Universe?

Some of the eye catching special effects visuals in the Star Wars franchise include an incredible number of small flying personal vehicles traveling through cities bumper to bumper to who knows where ...
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What late 80s - mid 90s cartoon had heroes with insect mechs?

I am trying to identify a TV show, aired somewhere between the late 80s and mid-90s. It was a cartoon, sort of like anime style but more like G.I. Joe. The main plot points that i can remember are: ...
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Why aren't flying cars/motorcycles invisible?

Knight Bus is magicked so that Muggles don't notice it (and its strange driving patterns). So why aren't magical flying vehicles (Arthur Weaseley's car, Sirius/Hagrid's motorcycle) either made ...
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Were Any of the Aircraft in “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow” Based on Real Planes?

In Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, we see a number of planes used when the robots raid the city, but later we also see Sky Captain's headquarters, consisting of an airfield and at least one ...