Disney teases a flying animatronic Spider-Man for its upcoming Disneyland Avengers Campus

When Disney Imagineering revealed in 2018 that it was working on “Stuntronics”, its own brand of stunt-double animatronics designed to perform aerial tricks, demo videos of its prototype robots conjured up images of superheroes flying through the air. Now the robots are suited up and Disney is unveiling their true purpose: to become the incredible Spider-Man, swinging across the upcoming Avengers Campus at Disneyland’s California Adventure Park.

The video, via Fast Company, shows the 90-pound Stuntronics figure launched from a wire to fly 60 feet in the air. It can tumble through the air in various poses, which is made possible by onboard sensors that let the robot know to make real-time decisions like when to outstretch its arms, or to…

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