Real Flying House From Disney’s Animated Film “Up”

truaces By truaces, 16th Oct 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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The National Geographic Channel made a flying house experiment as that adapted from Disney's film "Up". National Geographic is assisted by scientists and engineers to make the project.

The Flying house project that adapted from Disney's film "Up"

Disney’s “Up” (in collaborated with Pixar) is an academy award winner for category of best animated feature film in 2009. The story is telling about a 78-year-old man named Carl Fredricksen who wants to move his house to Paradise Falls in order to fulfill his wife’s wish. In the story, he lifts his house with the help of many balloons that can take his house to fly to its destination.

The National Geographic Channel made some experiments by adapt the flying house as the main object in the film Disney’s “Up”. Assisted by scientists and engineers, along with two world-class balloon pilots gathered at airfield east of Los Angeles, California High Dessert to bring into reality the fantasy of Disney's films “Up” by making experiment to lifting a house with balloon just like in the film.

Using 300 helium-filled colorful weather balloons that attached to 16 x 16ft ‘custom built’ house, the team managed to get the small house up 10,000 feet into the air and flew for approximately one hour or two across California High Dessert and they have managed it. The experiment was filmed for the National Geographic Channel series called 'How Hard It Can Be?’ The experiment was set the record for the biggest balloon cluster flight ever attempted in history.


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