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This ride was the second of two [[Intamin]] Freefall rides to open in 1982, the first being [[Free Fall (Six Flags Magic Mountain)|Free Fall]] at [[Six Flags Magic Mountain]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=682632#682632|title=Intamin 1st Generation Free Falls|publisher=Shane's Amusement Attic}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.intaminworldwide.com/our-history/|title=Our History|publisher=Intamin Amusement Rides}}</ref> It was called ''G-Force'' and ''Cliffhanger'' before ultimately being renamed ''Wildcatter''.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.sfotsource.com/past-attractions/|title=Past Attractions|publisher=SFOT Source}}</ref>
 
This ride was the second of two [[Intamin]] Freefall rides to open in 1982, the first being [[Free Fall (Six Flags Magic Mountain)|Free Fall]] at [[Six Flags Magic Mountain]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=682632#682632|title=Intamin 1st Generation Free Falls|publisher=Shane's Amusement Attic}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.intaminworldwide.com/our-history/|title=Our History|publisher=Intamin Amusement Rides}}</ref> It was called ''G-Force'' and ''Cliffhanger'' before ultimately being renamed ''Wildcatter''.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.sfotsource.com/past-attractions/|title=Past Attractions|publisher=SFOT Source}}</ref>
  
The Wildcatter tower was imploded on {{date|October 2, 2007}}. [[coasterpedia:Pandemonium (Six Flags Over Texas)|Tony Hawk's Big Spin]] (now called Pandemonium) opened on the spot the following year.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.upi.com/Wildcatter-demolished-in-Arlington/67801191468179/|title=Wildcatter demolished in Arlington|publisher=UPI}}</ref>
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The Wildcatter tower was imploded on October 2, 2007. [[coasterpedia:Pandemonium (Six Flags Over Texas)|Tony Hawk's Big Spin]] (now called Pandemonium) opened on the spot the following year.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.upi.com/Wildcatter-demolished-in-Arlington/67801191468179/|title=Wildcatter demolished in Arlington|publisher=UPI}}</ref>
 
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Wildcatter
Wildcatter (Six Flags Over Texas) 01.jpg
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Six Flags Over Texas
Location Arlington, Texas, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1982 to 2007
Replaced by Pandemonium
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Freefall
Height 131 feet
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Wildcatter was a Freefall ride located at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, USA.

History[edit | edit source]

This ride was the second of two Intamin Freefall rides to open in 1982, the first being Free Fall at Six Flags Magic Mountain.[1][2] It was called G-Force and Cliffhanger before ultimately being renamed Wildcatter.[3]

The Wildcatter tower was imploded on October 2, 2007. Tony Hawk's Big Spin (now called Pandemonium) opened on the spot the following year.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Intamin 1st Generation Free Falls. Shane's Amusement Attic
  2. Our History. Intamin Amusement Rides
  3. Past Attractions. SFOT Source
  4. Wildcatter demolished in Arlington. UPI