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Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:06 pm
by Chris
Awesome. We should get a nice indication when Google update their aerial photo.

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:47 pm
by theparklifekid
During my trip to DPR today, I made sure to head to straight to the Six Flags site first thing to see how much has changed and lets just say wow, a lot has changed.

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First off, Pulsar clone.

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Next we have the entrance plaza and its surrounding building. As you can see from the cars and people a lot is happening at the site.

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No idea whats going on here, but progress.

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Finally we have a building! According to the plan this is going to be an outdoor theatre and is coming on nicely!

Now during my visit I had an interesting conversation with a DPR official who was working on the planning of this park. He told me the following things:
- The park is actually going to be quite small on opening, smaller than motiongate but slightly bigger than legoland and bollywood.
- There isn't going to be the worlds tallest coaster, as it would take up a large amount of park space and would ruin surrounding views.
- All coasters are clones except the one surrounding the entrance.
- A manufacturer has been decided for the entrance coaster, I'm not allowed to say which one (don't worry its good) but it is NOT a B&M and no rides from them will be present at opening.
- It will have a record breaking flat ride (not allowed to say which)

So yeah, that's a quick update, as an add on I made a video showing a more in depth look at the park:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNnE63XnHn4

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:33 pm
by Chris
Thanks for the update, and glad to see progress.

I do think it is wise to open the park on a smaller scale bearing in mind the peformance of the rest of the resort. Disappointing to hear that the Kingda Ka beater will not happen, and no B&M - it is these type of rides which would stand the park out from the competition.

Nice work on the video.. keep them coming over the next year and a bit! :D

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:18 pm
by Chris
Google have updated the maps for Dubai Parks & Resorts which now clearly show Six Flags Dubai very much under construction. Exciting to see.

Link.

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:06 am
by theparklifekid
I'm guessing that that image was taken a while back, as much more work has taken place since then.

In other news at IAPPA, it has been announced that the first 'E-motion Board' simulator will be at Six Flags Dubai, the ride is basically a stand up simulator, a little strange if you ask me!

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Video

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:21 pm
by theparklifekid
Was driving past DPR today, so I took the time to stop by the Six Flags site, heres a video I did:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txSC4VjDdcs

Also I took some pictures:

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This was taken over the fence of where the entrance will go.

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More stuff

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Site overview

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:37 pm
by Chris
Will be fun to watch construction throughout 2018!

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:30 pm
by theparklifekid
Another quick video I did the other day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANMTWGeAdvk