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Dare Devil Dive’s Capacity: It’s not that bad!

The Dare Devil Dive coaster was recently accounted as Six Flags Over Georgia addition for the 2011 season. The ride is a Gerstlauer Euro-fighter model featuring a 95 degree drop. The latest version of the Euro-fighters have featured cars which...

Catia Coaster Model

Well, it looks like I’m not the only one designing roller coasters in CATIA. Yunus Alapan, a student at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey, submitted some photos of a roller coaster he created with CATIA V5. I know from...

Cantilevered Coaster Concept Model

I found this paragraph in the Cantilever Coaster article to be really interesting to me: I’ve tried creating virtual models several times using the help of friends who are proficient in different 3D software systems. Unfortunately by its nature the...

The Cantilevered Coaster

In celebration of Coaster101’s birthday, I’d like to welcome you to another Coaster101 Special Feature. This time we talk with John Hogg, inventor of the totally amazing and unique cantilevered roller coaster concept. When I ride roller coasters today I...

Q/A with GCI Intern Eamon Kelly

We have a special treat for you today here at Coaster101. We recently had the opportunity to talk to Eamon Kelly, currently an intern at Great Coasters International and a member of the Ohio State Theme Park Engineering Group. Originally...

Legoland California Pictures

With the recent announcement of Legoland Florida I thought it would be a good time to look back at some pictures I took from Legoland California in 2006. Most of these pictures are of “Miniland,” a giant display of Lego...

Wicked Twister CAD Model Tutorial

If you are a frequent visitor to Coaster101, you may have seen some of my CATIA amusement park ride computer models, like this. You may also have been asking yourself or wondering how I created those computer models. Well today...

S&S Screamin’ Swing CATIA Model

Today I decided to attempt to model an S&S Screamin Swing thrill ride in CATIA V5 R19. Here are two pictures and the 3D xml of what I made today. It’s a little rough around the edges but you get...