Baymax, the Chinese Flight Attendant

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You are looking at someone wearing a Baymax costume while learning how to be a flight attendant. As one does.

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Via Sina, the training went like this in the simulation plane:

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[Photos: Sina]

A flight attendant trainee from Sichuan Southwest Vocational College of Aviation was apparently stuffed in a Baymax costume. Here you can see her in front of the mock airplane.

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[Photo: Chengdu]

Some of those flight attendants sure are getting handsy with the Baymax lady!

Big Hero 6 is popular in China, where it's been doing well at the country's box office. Since Sichuan Southwest Vocational College of Aviation has done other cross-promotion type publicity stunts in the past, Baymax's appearance at the school isn't totally out of left field.

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[Photo: Sina]

Baymax also taught a room full of flight attendants. Probably a good lesson on feelings and warm hugs.

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Or, it seems, this gent was put into a Baymax outfit, too.

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[Photo: Chengdu]

What a trooper.

You know, Baymax really makes everyone so happy and spreads the love around.

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[Photo: Chengdu]

Even when he stares at you while you are reading.

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[Photo: Sina]

Or creeps into the women's restroom with flowers.

Top photo: Sina

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truthtellah
truthtellah

Is this Disney sanctioned or just China doing what China do?

I'm surprised Disney would let anyone put another logo on one of their characters.