Disney’s Characters in Flight balloon ride down

Disney's hot air balloon ride down

One of the more eye catching attractions at Downtown Disney marketplace is the Characters in Flight balloon ride. Located in the west side area, this unique ride has an enclosed “basket” attached to a helium filled balloon.

The balloon is red and yellow with Disney characters of Peter Pan and friends flying across it. It is tethered by cables so it only goes up so high and out over the water it sits next to.

Well your not going to see it for a while! That’s because Disney suddenly stopped the attraction after the same type of balloon and operated by French company Aerophile sprung a leak and crashed in Hong Kong.
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