Here's the video:
This is Disney's heavily-hyped new flying plaything, though it remains to be seen whether Disney will make this a recurring feature in the Magic Kingdom (a la Tinkerbell's castle fly-by), or if it will leave the dragon's appearance as a one-shot deal, with the technology to be re-employed elsewhere, at another time.
As for the New Fantasyland - despite this week's "official opening" the new section of this land isn't finished yet. Its centerpiece - the Snow White-themed Seven Dwarfs Mine Train - won't open for at least another year. And what is opening this week has been officially soft opened for a couple weeks, and unofficially opened for a couple weeks before that.
ICYMI, I offered my thoughts on this phase of the New Fantasyland last month, as well as reviews of the new Be Our Guest and Gaston's Tavern restaurants, as well as took a look at Be Our Guest's unique lunchtime ordering system.
Update: Almost forgot about the Storybook Circus section of New Fantasyland, which also officially opens this week, even though it actually opened last March.Tweet
On another note, I will be upset, if as the video suggest,that it was a one time thing....which makes little sense. I'm attending the grand opening ceremonies in the morning and working tomorrow evening at Mermaid, so fingers crossed I'll see it sometime.
I can believe that Disney would underpromise - go with the "one night only" - and then drop in more nights if the system becomes reliable. The last time Disney heavily hyped a new dragon (Disneyland's Fantasmic!), uh, things didn't work out so well for a while.
Interesting that you can't see any running lights on the ultra-light.
Hopefully Disney can keep it running until my next trip there.
I hope it's a lot more exciting in person for those who enjoy that kind of thing (admittedly, many.) I couldn't care less.
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