Jump to content
  TPR Home | Parks | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram 

Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

P. 401: Herschend Enterprises named majority partner and park operator

Recommended Posts

To be fair, there have been instances of coasters debuting with tallest lift but not biggest drop.


Believe it or not, KI's Vortex opened as world's tallest coaster in '87 (which needless to say, was a record shortlived)


Its 138 ft drop wasn't the biggest though. That still belonged to American Eagle (147 ft), and then ironically enough Beast (141 ft).


Back when woodies still ran the show .

Link to comment
Share on other sites

New pictures from today, thanks to Mark Brunner. Loving how this coaster looks, along the back of Hurricane Beach Club. Can't wait til Apr. 26, for sneak peak night to ride.


Love the new view, when you enter Hurricane Beach Club


Looking good


Fencing going up on turn around


Station is coming together


Road rails are about half down, on the course


Kentucky Flyer will be a great addition to Kentucky Kingdom


Are you ready to Fly?


Looks Fantastic

Edited by ratdogg68
Link to comment
Share on other sites

^ I think they were going with more of the appreciation of simplicity aspect. Not only that, but all of that costs money. I don't think KK was looking to spend big bucks.


At least a tunnel, I think the ride experience would be better and different. Thunder Run has been around for a long time.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Small update today, thanks to Mark Brunner, on Kentucky Flyer. Looking forward to this coaster, looks like it will be a blast.


Photo booth's concrete has been laid.


Road rails are about done. It's coming together now.


Station gates are in place.


Magnetic brakes are in place

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use https://themeparkreview.com/forum/topic/116-terms-of-service-please-read/