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Friday, July 12, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Member Coaster Milestones - July-August 2019 »
100 — Nancy Bradley, Ravine Flyer II. View full-sized image . 100 — Kyle Cruz, Iron Rattler. View full-si...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
June Executive Committee Meeting Highlights »
The Executive Committee (EC) met on June 16, 2019 in Valencia, California. Listed below are some of the meeting highlights...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
A New Dueling Dragons Takes Flight »
Photo: Courtesy Intamin. View full-sized image . For coaster fans who still lament the tragic loss of the Bolliger...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Maxx Force Blasts Through Records at Six Flags Great America »
Photo: Courtesy Six Flags. View full-sized image . "I feel the need … the need for speed!" So the saying goes …...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (6 Comments - view/add)
Universal Orlando Opens Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure »
Photo: Courtesy Universal. View full-sized image . On May 28, 1999, Universal opened what it is considered to be b...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
From The President - July-August 2019 »
Travel expands your imagination. Robert Louis Stephenson said, “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.” I k...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lakemont Park Reopens With a New Direction »
In 2019 there has been no shortage of great new and exciting rides to enjoy. But in the midst of all the fastest and talle...
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Canada: ACE Western Canada Roundup »
In an effort to entice more Americans to come to the ACE Western Canada Roundup, the event was held this year on the U.S....
Saturday, July 6, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Florida: White Lightning 10K Marathon – Fun Spot America »
Photo: Peter Pellegrino. View full-sized image . On June 1, 2019, 30 ACE members and guests from three states met...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crazy Flips and Cutting-Edge Technology: Batman: The Ride Opens at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom »
The Joker , Harley Quinn and Penguin have terrorized Six Flags Discovery Kingdom for far too long. It’s about time the Cap...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: David Cornell, 1963 - 2019 »
Born December 12, 1963, David Cornell, 55, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away at his home unexpectedly of natural causes on...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
In the Midst of Playland’s Management Troubles, Could a New Aeroplane Have Been in Rye’s Future? »
In May 2016, the Westchester County’s Board of Legislators voted to give control of the operation of Playland Park, (Rye,...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Mid-Atlantic: ACE Dives »
Photo: Jill Ryan. View full-sized image . Storms, rain and overcast skies greeted 92 ACE members and their guest...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Southeast: Spring Fling »
Photo: Josh Herrington. View full-sized image . On Saturday, June 1, 53 ACE members and their guests gathered at...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nuts & Bolts - May-June 2019 »
h6 { font-size: 16px; color: #353535; } POSTED JUNE 14 First B&M Coaster Rises Again as Firebird...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conneaut Blue Streak Develops Tunnel Vision »
Blue Streak’s third hill received major track work. Photo: Bill Linkenheimer III. View full-sized image . Work...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conservation Corner - May-June 2019 »
Sometimes the right people connect at the right time. In making preparations for ACE South Central’s off-season event...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tidal Twister Opens at SeaWorld San Diego »
Photo: Derek Perry. View full-sized image . Tidal Twister, the first Skyline Attractions Skywarp Horizon model,...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE South Central: Rocks at Schlittercon 16 »
Photo: Jay Jacobs. View full-sized image . The annual tradition of Schlittercon at Schlitterbahn, New Braunfels,...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE South Central: Memorial Day Madness »
Photo: Jay Jacobs. View full-sized image . On Memorial Day, in the central Texas town of Seguin, nearly 50 ACE m...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (4 Comments - view/add)
ACE Member Coaster Milestones - May-June 2019 »
25 — Ewan Driscoll, Kentucky Flyer. View full-sized image . 250 — Jason Nickey, Expedition Everest. View...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Wooden Coaster Announced for 2020 »
Announcements of roller coasters planned for 2020 continue to trickle out. Martin & Vleminckx (M&V) has recently revealed...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
El Loco Incident at Circus Circus’s Adventuredome in Las Vegas Keeps Coaster Closed »
On March 25, 2019, a woman fell from her seat while riding the El Loco steel coaster at the indoor Adventuredome park wi...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Eastern Pennsylvania: ACE Flies with the Phoenix »
On April 27, 2019, more than 200 ACE members and their guests converged on Knoebels Amusement Resort for the opening of th...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (6 Comments - view/add)
The 2019 ACE Preservation Conference »
Thunder Run, Kentucky Kingdom Photo: Tim Baldwin. View full-sized image . Big Dipper, Camden Park Photo:...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
When Fireflies and Butterflies Take Flight at Dollywood »
Dragonflier Photo: Tim Baldwin. View full-sized image . Photo: Robert Ulrich. View full-sized image ....
Friday, May 17, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Heide Park Wooden Colossos Reopens »
The Colossos wooden roller coaster, which originally opened in 2001 at Heide Park Resort (Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany)...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ceremony Designates Camden Park’s Big Dipper as ACE Roller Coaster Landmark »
On Sunday, May 12, the 2019 ACE Preservation Conference concluded on a high note. The successful event found first-time vi...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Mike Helt, 1951 - 2019 »
Long time ACE member Mike Helt recently passed after a long and severe bout with cancer. A graduate of Warwick High School...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACE Northern California: Beach Boardwalk Bonanza »
On April 13, 2019, nearly 70 ACE members and their guests gathered at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk for the 2019 Beach Bo...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Yukon Striker Sets the Bar »
On May 3, Canada’s Wonderland (Vaughan, Ontario) opened the world’s newest Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) dive coaster — Yuko...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hakugei Storms Nagashima Spa Land »
From White Cyclone to “White Whale” in little more than a year’s time! How did Hakugei , the “White Whale” that replace...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
From The President - May-June 2019 »
I am always thankful for any opportunities my ACE membership provides during the year. This becomes very interesting durin...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Frederick Ingersoll Historical Marker Dedicated at Kennywood »
On March 8, 2018, just two days before an Executive Committee (EC) meeting, an appeal was made to consider a donation (aro...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Canada: NEB’s Fun World »
The ACE Canada region does not have the good fortune of large numbers of ACE members, but that does not stop it from seeki...

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