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Busch Gardens Tampa announces drop-tower ride

Busch Gardens Tampa: Falcon's Fury will be the tallest freestanding drop tower in North America.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 11, 2013 at 8:41 AM
According to the park, the contraption will hoist riders 335 feet in the air, then drop them at 60mph. Riders will be inclined 90 degrees forward, giving the impression of diving towards the earth like a bird of prey at 3.5 G's.

Watch the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=y4uKOsogphs


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From Tyler Harris
Posted June 11, 2013 at 8:43 AM
Which section is it going to be in??

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 11, 2013 at 8:48 AM
Timbuktu

From Tony Duda
Posted June 11, 2013 at 9:50 AM
I know I read about this drop tower and even saw plans, I would say more than a year ago. Can anyone remember where and when they were "leaked" ?

From Tyler Harris
Posted June 12, 2013 at 8:15 AM
I think it was leaked from Screamscape.

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