The Parkz Update: Airtime installed on Movie World's hypercoaster

A newly installed twisting camel back hill is set to provide a stomach-churning moment of airtime beneath the towering Stengel Dive.

Image: Parkz. The twisting camel back will surely offer a moment of intense air as the track darts under the Stengel Dive.
The hypercoaster is fast becoming a delightfully twisted mess of track.
Photos really don't do this ride's towering presence justice. So here's a photo of it towering over the front of Movie World.
The inclined dive loop sharply banks and dives to the ground.
Yep, that's definitely an overbank.
The climb up to the inclined dive loop follows a fairly gentle path indicating it won't have too much airtime. When the track sharply overbanks and heads to the ground, would-be negative g-forces are turned into positive g-forces.
The s-bend looks like it'll offer an incredible sensation of speed as it snakes to the ground.
It's a beautiful piece of German thrill engineering, so here's another look at the s-bend.
More s-bend you say? Sure thing.
The apex of a twisted camel back hill goes into place. This hill looks like the first solid moment of airtime yet to go into place.
The process of installing track is fairly calm and meticulous. Everything needs to line up perfectly, and thanks to precision German engineering, it generally does with ease.
Are we sure it's not a Vekoma coaster?
A ground-hugging turn connects the s-bend to the twisted camel-back hill.
At this stage of construction the track is only partially bolted into place to allow for easy fine-tuning and adjustment to ensure every piece of this giant puzzle goes together perfectly.
More partially bolted spines.
Another spine, showing the bracket that connects the thick two-spine track with the normal single-spine.
As the twisted camel back goes into place, track is only bolted as much as needed to be self-supporting. The track will be fully bolted later in construction.
Many support columns too are only partially bolted at this stage.
Foundation bolts painted black in preparation for supports. Not all footings get this treatment as you can see in the background.
Looking into what will be the station area, the final brake run has gone into position. The track is installed in a seemingly random order based on site accessibility and also what track and supports are available, as parts continue to be shipped from Germany.
This support column will hold one of the last sections of the roller coaster before it heads into the brake run over to the right.
Pay no attention to the spaghetti bowl of roller coaster in the background, this is what you're here for: closeups of steel columns.
Are we done with photos of the track in the car park yet? Nope.
These large flat plates will be the bases of some particularly large angled supports.
The car park is looking noticeably bare. But there's obviously still lots more track and supports to come.
Within the next few months this curved staircase will be the tallest point at Movie World, 60-odd metres above ground.
Watch this space.

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