Do you love classic ‘Star Tours?” Wish you could ride it whenever you want? Well a man has just built a working Star Tours attraction for his daughter’s Disneyland themed birthday party and it is amazing!
They went all out for this one.
This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen. It ranks up there with the family that built their own Matterhorn during pandemic lockdowns.
Here is the write-up from the video:
(I did edit it a bit)
“This is a homemade Disneyland Star Tours attraction built for my daughter’s Disneyland themed birthday party at our house.
It’s the original 1987 version of Star Tours featuring the glorious Paul Reubens (Pee-wee Herman) as the rookie pilot Capt. Rex. It’s his first flight and he’s still getting used to his programming.
Back in the fall of 2019 my daughter requested a Disneyland themed party at our house for her birthday in April. We built a couple of attractions for it but due to Covid when her birthday came around we had to shelve everything and postpone the party until 2021.
This past April, a full year and a half after she made the initial request we were finally able to do Disneyland at home for her birthday. This is the Star Tours portion of the party.
Han Solo, Princess Leia and Darth Vader were played by our good friends Mike C., Grace D. and Matthew D.
Also… We do not make ANY MONEY in any way from these videos. Not from youtube views or anything else. This party was something fun for our kids and their friends and families to experience, and these subsequent videos were created for those kids and anyone else who might enjoy them. We hope that these videos are viewed by copyright owners as a love letter to Disneyland and to everyone who feels a special connection to that magical place.”
This is simply fantastic. At first I thought it would just be a filming room to watch the video, but the StarSpeeder 1000 actually moves too!
Wow! Most Impressive.
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