Yeah, Wildfire in the fog must have been something exceptionally special. How lucky!
And even better that it cleared up throughout the day, as it's an equally great ride when you can see the enormity of the landscape it sits in.
Very jealous. :)
Wow, that's a heck of a timeline announced! It feels rare that we get this much detail on year-by-year investment plans - it's refreshing in these trying times. Or maybe I should be a bit less optimistic and a little more cynical...?
Some nice concept images, regardless.
Two observations there -
1. Good on him for using the lingo.
2. Is that a drop tower car attached to Star Flyer? I don't recall seeing seats on the inside of one of those before...
I like Tom Scott. :)
Date = 10/10/2020
Park = M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park
Big Apple x1 (new-to-me)
Mad Mouse x2 (new-to-me)
Runaway Mine Train x1 (x1 fr, solo, new-to-me)
Water / Dark / Flat rides
Big Dodgems x1
The thing to also remember is that wood is a very different material than steel. The notion of elastic behaviour of wood (youngs modulus, thermal expansion, etc) is extremely complex and varies hugely between different pieces of wood.
Wood's strength comes from fibres that are chaotically...