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Some Gravitykraft rides absolutely nail it with their trains. This one, unfortunately, not so much. However, it shouldn't affect the experience of what will be a very solid junior woodie and an excellent fit for the park.
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Kentucky Flyer has an airplane aesthetic. Another word for airplane is 'jet.' Therefore, Kentucky Flyer is a jet coaster.
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Kentucky Flyer has an airplane aesthetic. Another word for airplane is 'jet.' Therefore, Kentucky Flyer is a jet coaster.


The first American jetcoaster! OMG this is the best new ride of 2019!!!
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Kw6sTheater wrote:
Soko wrote:
Kentucky Flyer has an airplane aesthetic. Another word for airplane is 'jet.' Therefore, Kentucky Flyer is a jet coaster.


The first American jetcoaster! OMG this is the best new ride of 2019!!!

This is the first positive thing I've heard from you about this ride. Even if it's sarcastic :lol:
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Hey I mean as far as cute little rides go they could have chose something really really lame if they wanted to and they didn't.
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An updated POV has been uploaded to Kentucky Kingdom's Youtube channel:



Also, the main foundation is currently being laid:

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Has that berm always been there?
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Glad they went with white like the animations show instead of unpainted steel.
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Coasterkidmwm wrote:
Has that berm always been there?


I believe its been there since Chang was removed and the waterpark was removed? My firsts visit to the park in 2016 it was there so maube some one else can confirm how long its been there. I am curious as with the placement of KF, if they will be adding some smaller flats in that area. Still think they could add some small flats in SC area as well.
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You could fit a small kiddy flat there, maybe a Zamperla Demolition Derby or SBF 2 Loop Spinning Coaster at most
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Coasterkidmwm wrote:
Has that berm always been there?


So i believe it was in a KoasterKids video from a construction tour they received, the berm was stated to have been there since Chang's removal. If I remember right, the footers for the ride where just filled over with dirt, thus creating the berm we see now.
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Some Gravitykraft rides absolutely nail it with their trains. This one, unfortunately, not so much. However, it shouldn't affect the experience of what will be a very solid junior woodie and an excellent fit for the park.


Yeah I agree this was a necessary addition, but still this isn’t what comes to mind when you think of a 30 year anniversary— with two park closures and reopenings at that, showing Ed’s amazing amount of dedication to his rightful Kingdom.
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Here is another animated POV of Kentucky Flyer (I believe this was the one shown at IAAPA):


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