When using Flying, Cream flaps her large ears like wings, thus creating a lift that allows her to fly through the air like a bird. While moving through the air thanks to Flying, Cream can move at exceedingly fast speeds, enough to let her keep up with Sonic the Hedgehog.
In gameplay, using Flying lets the player to move through the air in any direction with virtually no restrictions. This allows the player to reach higher places that would be otherwise unreachable or cross gaps and bottomless pits. However, Cream can only use Flying for a short time; after that, she will become too exhausted to maintain Flying and she will slowly drop down from where she would be in flight at this point. Compared to Propeller Flying, Cream flies faster but, not as long or high and cannot fly underwater.
Sonic Advance 2
Flying first appeared in Sonic Advance 2 as one of Cream's standard moves. To perform Flying in gameplay, the player has to press during a Spin Jump. The player can then either continuously tap to ascend, or let go to descend. While using Flying, the player can control Cream's movements with the D-pad. The move can be cancelled at anytime by pressing , making Cream immediately drop to the ground.
Sonic Advance 3