Balloon practice prior to Macy's Parade

November 6, 2010 4:34:57 PM PDT
There will be two new balloons in this year's 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Kung Fu Panda and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

They were flight tested for their parade-worthiness on Saturday in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

It took hundreds of handlers and lots of practice to keep the balloons under control.

The next time you'll see the balloons inflated is in Manhattan on the eve of the parade.

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