Originally Posted by Joeyjojo72
There is just no practical purpose for mechanical wings in combat. And they would have to be enormous for a 200 lb man plus equipment to achieve flight, negating their usefulness as a stealth system. Im not saying they cant pull it off somehow, but I think they need to throw canon out the window and re imagine the character in a way that doesnt require acrobatic suspension of disbelief on the part of the audience.
This wont cut it:
The mechanical wings weren't the only things helping him fly. He also had high-speed electric jet turbine engines attached to his suit and boots.