KIExtreme posts photos of completed Firehawk

Posted Monday, April 23, 2007 8:51 AM | Contributed by pkidelirium has posted an update of 22 photos of Kings Island's new ride, Firehawk. Structural assembly of the ride has been completed, and progress on the station, on-ride photo booth and painting continues.


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Monday, April 23, 2007 9:38 AM
Bonus points for whomever can tell me from what ride the photo booth was copied?

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Monday, April 23, 2007 11:18 AM
CPLady's avatar At first glance, I'd say Dragster's Photo booth
Monday, April 23, 2007 11:24 AM
You got it. The only difference is more TV screens (6 cars / train).
Monday, April 23, 2007 11:26 AM
aw, you just beat me to it! I'm surprised how fast this thing went up, wow!
Monday, April 23, 2007 3:26 PM
So, what part of the ride is going to have the on-ride photo?
Monday, April 23, 2007 3:52 PM
No clue. I wasn't (and won't be) involved in that decision.
Monday, April 23, 2007 5:52 PM
Wow! Its finished now they have to test it and it will have the same problems X-Flight had because it is X-Flight!*** This post was edited by Twistercoasterman 4/23/2007 5:53:23 PM ***
Monday, April 23, 2007 9:43 PM
Cedar Fair has made some changes to the ride's mechanics that will hopefully improve quite a few of the problems. For example, the electronic seat lowering system located on each train has been replaced by a mechanical one located solely in the station (think B&M's system, only you're lowered instead of raised). This should be much more reliable.
Monday, April 23, 2007 10:21 PM
Mamoosh's avatar Although I've ridden all of the Vekoma Flying Dutchman I can only recall photos being taken on Stealth. That was done while riders were in the loop.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 9:31 AM
That would seem to be the logical place to put. Guess we'll have to wait and see.

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