Extreme Engineering Completes Cloud Coaster in Qatar
Extreme Engineering is thrilled to announce its suspended roller coaster project, Fly With Flap, the third-ever Cloud Coaster installed by the company, is now complete for Quest, Doha Oasis in Qatar.
The Cloud Coaster was finalized in February of 2021 for the stunning indoor theme park. Quest is a story-driven theme park which revolves around time. The park is divided into three time-dimensions; the City of Imagination, themed as a wondrous and dreamy present-time cityscape; Oryxville, designed as an ancient land from the Arabian past; and Gravity, a step into a state-of-the-art bright and bold future, set in a sci-fi spaceport. Quest is jam packed with world-class attractions, restaurants, and a themed retail store. The park plans to open later this year.
Fly with Flap, located in the park’s City of Imagination, has an overall track layout that will soar guests above various thrill rides and restaurants. This attraction provides riders with a stunning view of Quest’s different worlds throughout the park.
Riders will enter the Cloud Coaster’s ride vehicle and take flight on the attraction. Flap is a tropical bird and one of Quest’s main characters at the park. The suspended coaster’s flying experience will launch guests over 600 linear feet of track (200 meters) with sudden drops and swooping turns, providing the sensation of a bird in flight.
Extreme Engineering partnered with Nassal, an industry leading master planning company, on the project.
“We were very excited to work with Nassal and help achieve Doha Oasis’ vision with the park,” stated Phil Wilson, Executive Vice President with Extreme Engineering. “The Cloud Coaster was an anchor attraction for the Quest theme park. With Nassal, our team was able to co-create a one-of-a-kind family coaster experience. Fly With Flap is a fantastic example of a story telling coaster.”
The Cloud Coaster comes fully equipped with a state of the art coaster track, ride vehicles and show control system. The launch zone starts high off the ground, queuing riders onto the suspended coaster over 60 feet from the floor below. The Cloud Coaster also utilizes ride vehicles, which can accommodate riders as short at 40″ tall.
Fly with Flap is Extreme Engineering’s third Cloud Coaster design that utilizes the current technology, which classifies it more as a “coaster” than a zip line, following installations at Méga Parc in Canada (Télégraphe, 2019) and Vinwonders in Vietnam (Eagle Wingspan, 2020). Fly with Flap is also be the longest indoor coaster created by Extreme Engineering.
The Qatar Cloud Coaster announcement from Extreme Engineering isn’t all they were willing to disclose to us. They will also be delivering the first Surfin’ Tsunami coaster in 2022, along with two additional Cloud Coaster projects slated for 2022, which will be located in North America.
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