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by Simba
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Coaster Discussion
Topic: Olympia Looping Coaster (Travelling Coaster)
Replies: 1
Views: 7

Olympia Looping Coaster (Travelling Coaster)

http://airgates.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/ol_07_cc.jpg Olympia Looping, also known as Munich (München) Looping, is a portable steel roller coaster designed by Anton Schwarzkopf and built by BHS. It is the largest portable roller coaster in the world, and the only one with five inversions. It...
by Simba
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Coaster Construction
Topic: ICON - Blackpool Pleasure Beach (Mack Launch Coaster)
Replies: 0
Views: 42

ICON - Blackpool Pleasure Beach (Mack Launch Coaster)

Icon is going to be the 11th Coaster currently at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, it is going to be a Mack Launch Coaster, and the first in the United Kingdom to feature two LSM launches. Icon will also feature two inversions an in-line twist and an Immelmann. The colour scheme of the track is light grey,...
by Simba
Thu May 04, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: RIP Slammer - #ByeByeSlammer
Replies: 0
Views: 317

RIP Slammer - #ByeByeSlammer

Okay so this is not Coaster News, but this is the only place where this fits in.

Thorpe Park have confirmed after 12 years of operating that Slammer the last S&S Sky Swat in the world will be leaving the Surrey theme park.

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by Simba
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Ride Discussion
Topic: What is your favourite flat ride?
Replies: 1
Views: 531

What is your favourite flat ride?

A theme park would not be a theme park without flat rides, flat rides come in all shapes, sizes and thrill level, so the time has come to share what is your favourite flat ride? For me my favourite flat ride has to be The Rocky Express at Thorpe Park, a Mack Rides "Old Train" it will alway...
by Simba
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: Phantasialand Employee Dies During Testing
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Re: Phantasialand Employee Dies During Testing

What I'm trying to workout is how come the ride wasn't e-stopped and locked off, due to a staff member being in and working in the ride area.
by Simba
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: Phantasialand Employee Dies During Testing
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Phantasialand Employee Dies During Testing

On the 14th March 2017, an incident occurred during winter maintence testing around 10.00 am at the roller coasters Winja's Fear and Winja's Force. Two indoor spinning coasters of seventeen meters high and opened in 2002. Both of the coasters uterlise vertical lifts which under normal ride operation...
by Simba
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: Colossos To Remain Closed For 2017 - Heide Park Resort
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Colossos To Remain Closed For 2017 - Heide Park Resort

Heide Park Resort have recently revealed that their iconic Intamin wooden rollercoaster Colossos will remain closed for the 2017 season, the coaster got some new themeing and a new logo for the start of the 2016 season along with a new soundtrack piece from IMAScore, however on the 27th July 2016 th...
by Simba
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Coaster Discussion
Topic: Lost Gravity (Walibi Holland)
Replies: 5
Views: 1049

Re: Lost Gravity (Walibi Holland)

I think it's meant to be a custom take on the top-hat, and perhaps inspired by the namesake of the coaster.
by Simba
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: Hello

Welcome to the forum Borg Assimilator
by Simba
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: Electric Eel - Seaworld San Diego 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Electric Eel - Seaworld San Diego 2018

This looks interesting, I just hope the rumours floating around that it will open with VR are not true.

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