Six Flags Over Georgia has confirmed that it will add Dare Devil Dive, a new Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter rollercoaster, for the 2011 season.
Dare Devil Dive will open in time for the 2011 Memorial Day weekend (May 28-30). The ride will feature a 95-foot vertical lift hill and a "beyond vertical" first drop, with riders plummeting towards the ground at 52 miles per hour. Riders will be seated in cars with two rows of four seats, and will go on to traverse three inversions, a heartline roll, a "zero-gravity" hill and an Immelmann loop.
Gerstlauer's popular Euro-Fighter design has appeared at parks all over the world since its 2003 launch, including Dollywood (Mystery Mine) and Thorpe Park (Saw - The Ride, pictured above). All of the installations to date have included a beyond-vertical drop, with the track angling inwards at greater than 90 degrees.
Six Flags Over Georgia has already closed off a section of the park in preparation for the installation of Dare Devil Dive, which will be the park's eleventh rollercoaster. Melinda Ashcraft, Park President of Six Flags Atlanta Properties, commented: "We're excited to welcome Dare Devil Device as our 11th roller coaster. It will be the perfect complement to an already stellar coaster lineup."
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