Six Flags Mexico has enhanced its already remarkable skyline with the addition of its latest thrill ride, the 74m tall, "SkyScreamer". The blue, red and silver ride makes a dazzling and iconic impact and is the tallest attraction in the park.
The attraction was designed by Austria's Funtime, which specialises in creating ground-breaking new thrill rides and provided for the park by The Ride Entertainment Group of Companies, one of the world's leading ride companies. The company is Funtime’s key sales and revenue share partner.
Adam Sandy, Chief Business Development Officer with the Ride Entertainment Group said, “We continue to have a great working relationship with Six Flags and this park in particular. In 2013 we opened a 60-meter Slingshot at the park and this year it was the StarFlyer. We can’t wait to see what’s next!”
Hannes Lackner, Funtime’s head engineer, said that working with the Six Flags team was a great experience. “We brought in some of our team members and they worked with park staff and local contractors. The ride was up and running before their popular Easter season and has been a great hit with guests.”
• Height: 74 m/242 ft
• Speed: 64 kmh/40 mph
• Instant Capacity: 32
• Colors: Red, Silver and Blue
• Lighting: LED spotlights
With thirty three LED spotlights lighting up the tower at night, the 32-seat StarFlyer makes for an arresting spectacle in the night sky and is viewable from miles away. 32 flashing LEDs installed under the seats further illuminate the experience, creating an extraordinay display, reminsicent of a descending UFO. In addition to proving itself a sure-fire hit with visitors to Six Flags Mexico, the SkyScreamer is quickly becoming a new marketing icon.
Images All photos courtesy of Six Flags Mexico.