Dragon Spotted Over The New Fantasyland

After weeks of speculation, the Great Dragon has finally made his appearance in the night time opening ceremony for the New Fantasyland. He was magnificent.

Last week on the Disney Parks Blog it had been reported that the engines of the ultralight were louder than expected. The operational struggles that they have tried to overcome mean that this may very well be the one and only flight of this fabulous effect. We thought it was important that even if you weren't there, you get a chance to see the fantasy and believe. Thanks so much to Disney Parks Blog for this video.

Sources that witnessed the rare flight have reported to us that the evening was truly magical, and when it was time for this mighty beast to make his debut that all you could hear was "Ooooooos and Aaahhhhhs." We're hopeful that the positive reaction of the crowds is enough to make Disney consider continuing to fight for this wonderful Dragon.

I must admit that for a moment watching the video, I really did believe. Did you?

didyoucall911 wrote on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 16:33:

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That was pretty cool. I'd have Oooohed, and Aaaaahhed too.

K wrote on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 20:47:

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I would love to see it live and in person! Hopefully, WDW will keep the dragon around - as long as it doesn't replace Tinkerbell's Flight!

carlsbaddrew wrote on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 00:34:

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I MAY have been a part of the team that helped present this concept to imagineering execs in CA. :)

Cindy wrote on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 16:25:

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That was awesome!!!! If they ever announce that they'll do this again, I will make a special trip to WDW to see it!

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