Tagged: b&m

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Fury 325

Welcome back to another addition of A-Z Coaster of the week, where we examine a coaster corresponding with each letter of the alphabet. This week, we’re headed to where the Carolinas come together, Carowinds, and taking a look at the...

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Mako Pass Member Event At SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando Gets Its First Hyper Coaster Known as the “Theme Park Capital of the World”, Central Florida has its pick of world class coasters, from loopers, to launched coasters, to flying coasters. However, as an avid coaster enthusiast having been...

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Valravn’s First Drop Completed

The brutal cold temperatures aren’t hampering Cedar Point construction crews from making amazing progress on Valravn, the new-for-2016 Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) dive coaster. The park’s director of communications, Tony Clark, has been sharing the coaster’s progress on his Twitter...

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Disney’s Flying Roller Coaster Concept

I recently stumbled upon a patent for a flying roller coaster with a vertical load and launch. I figured this patent would be listed under Vekoma or B&M, the two most popular manufacturers of flying coasters. I was shocked to see the...

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Cedar Point Announces Valravn Dive Coaster for 2016

Today, Cedar Point announced plans for Valravn, the world’s “tallest, fastest and longest” Bolliger & Mabillard dive coaster, which is scheduled to debut in the summer of 2016. According to Cedar Point, Valravn is the “regal king of birds, swooping in...

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Our Thoughts on Thunderbird at Holiday World

Last month, five members of the Coaster101 team met (for the first time in person!) at Holiday World for CoasterBuzz’s “Fall Affair” event which gave us extended ride time (ERT) on the park’s new Bolliger & Mabillard launched wing coaster, Thunderbird —...