Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Falcon's Fury is officially open at Busch Gardens

Posted By on Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Image via Busch Gardens Tampa
  • Image via Busch Gardens Tampa

Image via Busch Gardens Tampa

After missing numerous opening dates, Falcon's Fury is finally open at Busch Gardens in Tampa.

The first-of-its-kind thrill ride stands tall at 335 feet – Busch Gardens says it's "North America’s tallest free-standing drop tower" – and hurtles riders down at 60 mph. What sets this attraction apart from similar ones is what happens at the tip-top of the ride. When the riders reach the height of their ascent, the seats rotate 90 degrees, placing riders face-down for their speedy descent. Sound awesome? Yeah, we think so, too.

Here's a POV video of the ride from Attractions Magazine:

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