This Genius Automatic Fly Repelling Fan Keeps Bugs Out Of Your Food While Eating Outdoors. You can finally enjoy a conversation over an outdoor meal without swatting flies all the time. Not only great for keeping flies off your food, the ShooAway fly repelling fan also keeps flies away above the fan, so if you’re sitting near the fan, you can enjoy the benefits of not having flies hovering around you or landing on you while trying to eat, drink, or have a conversation.