The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

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The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Sora » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:01 pm

Seven years of hard work and tears has finally paid off. One of my friends on Facebook has just ridden the Flying Turns with members of the public. It is open today for the first time! She said it's a ton of fun :D :D :D

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Raptor29 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:56 pm

Whoooo! It's about time!
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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Sora » Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:47 pm

Indeed. They've also put up a night photo on their Facebook page which looks stunning.

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Raptor29 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:38 am

Doesn't this mean they can move on to other projects now?
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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by bratman » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:28 pm

They have been doing other projects alongside this one. Most notably, Black Diamond.

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Spencerman » Sat Oct 05, 2013 7:29 pm

Wow that is beautiful! That is such a marvelous looking ride!

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Raptor29 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:04 pm

bratman wrote:They have been doing other projects alongside this one. Most notably, Black Diamond.
Oh. I'm never up to date with these things.
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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Paul Drabek » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:36 am

Sweet...now it can become my 400th coaster when I visit next summer!!!
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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Sora » Mon Oct 07, 2013 2:53 am

This is literally the first non-official POV I have seen since it opened on friday night. Luckily it is good and taken with all the pretty lights turned on :D


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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Raptor29 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:40 pm

Since this is done, do you think that we'll see more of these at other parks?
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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by Vonni » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:53 pm

As much trouble as they had to get this one open, I dont see any other parks putting themselves through the headache.

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by TNT » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:11 pm

It would be cool if more got built, but the chances are slim. If a manufactor started building rides like this that would lower the cost of construction. Maybe GCI should start making wooden toboggan coasters. :wink:

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by bratman » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:11 pm

yeah no one else will do this any time soon.

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by CptBeeble » Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:49 pm

Let's see... build a Flying Turns, have years of headaches, three different train designs, finally opens near the end of the season pretty much after folks were giving up on it.....


...or build a Mack bobsled, a proven design, gets done on time and on budget, and 99% of the general public can't tell the difference.


I'm guessing this is the last Flying Turns of our lifetimes.

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Re: The Flying Turns is open!!!!!!!!

Post by bratman » Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:24 pm

I am good with that though. Just one more thing that makes Knoebels unique.

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