In the medium term, Saudi Arabia It would have many reasons to brag. We told you recently about creating a A futuristic city where there will be no carsAnd also prof A luxury hotel to be carved into the mountains. But his latest announcement will impress fans of adrenaline and extreme sensations: new The longest, fastest and tallest roller coaster in the world, That has already begun the design process.
its name Falcon flight (Translated as “Flight of the Falcon”) It is now the main attraction of Six Flags Qiddiya, an amusement park due to open in 2023, according to the Daily Mail. Qiddiya is an entertainment complex under construction, located 40 minutes from Riyadh, the capital Saudi Arabia.
According to the original plan Roller coaster Flying Falcon You’ll travel a nearly four-kilometer trail, zig zag through the desert for about three minutes. Its maximum speed is 250 kilometers per hour, and its main vertical landing height is 160 meters; No other gravity has a similar downfall.
Fun fact: The Al Shaheen falcon is the fastest ever and can reach speeds of 300 kilometers per hour when capsized. I mean, even that attraction wouldn’t be able to match it.
Although the team is currently working on its final design, a video has been released since 2019 that could give an idea of the experience getting it. Falcon flight (Note from the minute 1:15).
Six Flags Qiddiya will contain 28 attractions and will be divided into six themed areas. Besides the Longest, fastest and longest rollercoaster, Among its main games is Sirocco Tower, the tallest free-fall tower in the world, with a height of 144 meters. It will be Six Flags’ first park outside of the American continent.
The Qiddiya complex is under construction and its first phase (which includes the park) is scheduled to open in 2023. It will also contain a water park, safari park, playground, various theaters and hotels. It is planned to be the new entertainment capital in Saudi Arabia.
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Currently The fastest amusement park in the world It is Formula Rossa Parquet Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, with a top speed of 240 kilometers per hour.
Before release Falcon Flight, the world’s loudest roller coaster Her name is Kingda Ka and she is located in New Jersey, United States. It reaches 139 meters.
In terms of length, the world record to date is held by Steel Dragon 2000, a rollercoaster in Kuwana, Japan. Its course is 2.4 kilometers.