Construction Updates

Construction Updates

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First Look Inside the Disney Skyliner Gondolas

The Orlando Sentinel was recently given an exclusive first look at the brand new Disney Skyliner gondolas at Walt Disney World.  According to Dean Huspen, a principal architect with Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney's vision is to provide "the most...
Disney Skyliner Nighttime Load Testing

Disney Skyliner Nighttime Stationary Load Testing at Hollywood Studios

Disney continues to test the Disney Skyliner, even at all hours of the night.  The past few nights, they have rolled out a full load of gondolas onto the haul rope between the Caribbean Beach and Hollywood Studios.  The...
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Disney Skyliner Testing Ramps Up At Pop Century and Art of Animation

On Monday we had the pleasure of seeing the first three Disney Skyliner passenger gondolas on the line between Disney's Caribbean Beach and the Art of Animation and Pop Century Resorts.  Unfortunately, that was a very rainy and gloomy...
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Disney Skyliner First Gondola Testing Begins At The Art of Animation and Pop Century...

Gondola testing began today on the Disney Skyliner at Disney's Pop Century and Art of Animation Resorts.  Three gondolas were running back and forth on the haul rope over Hourglass Lake.  Engineers were testing the tension on the haul...
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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Get’s Complete Front Entrance Overhaul

Disney's Hollywood Studios has been under construction for quite some time due to the addition of the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, due to open on August 29th.  The massive construction overhaul includes a brand new automobile entrance, expanded...
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The Disney Skyliner “Unwraps” As Testing Continues at Hollywood Studios

Disney decided to let a little sunshine out through the clouds by unwrapping a Disney Skyliner Gondola.  This beautiful yellow cabin looked absolutely stunning as it pierced against the bright blue Florida sky.  It looked like the sun floating...
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Disney Skyliner Testing Nearing Full Capacity At Hollywood Studios

Now things are really starting to get exciting at Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Recently the Disney Skyliner began its initial testing phase as gondolas slowly began to appear between Disney's Caribbean Beach and Disney's Hollywood Studios.  The first phase was...
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Disney Tests the Skyliner Gondolas In The Pouring Rain

Disney recently began testing the Disney Skyliner Gondolas between Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort and Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Today's test was all about the spacing of the gondolas and the full on stop. Soon after testing began, heavy rain clouds...
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Fifty New Disney Skyliner Gondolas Arrive On Disney Property

Fifty new Disney Skyliner recently arrived on Disney property and will soon be ready for processing at Disney's Caribbean Beach.  Currently there are approximately fifty gondolas already parked in the "yard" in front of the Caribbean Skyliner station.  These...
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Disney Skyliner First Passenger Gondolas At Hollywood Studios

Today was truly an exciting day in the Disney Skyliner universe.  We finally got a chance to see the very first passenger gondolas soaring overhead and boy were they ever beautiful.  Today marks the initial haul rope testing phase...

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From the engaging sights and sounds to the tantalizing tastes of Black Spire Outpost, everything within Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has been carefully crafted...