Disney Copies USAFA Cadet Chapel

We already knew Disney animators relied on Air Force aircraft for inspiration.  It seems they liked the USAFA Cadet Chapel, as well.

Though it was in theaters some months ago, Wreck-It Ralph recently came out on DVD, causing some Academy grads to notice (and the official USAFA Facebook page to highlight) that a “backstory scene” looks awfully familiar:

The USAFA Cadet Chapel:

A scene from Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph:

It seems the beauty of the nearly 60-year-old USAFA Cadet Chapel continues to be recognized — even in “modern” art.

The “backstory” scene can be seen here; the ending, with the “happy” wedding scene at the end, here.