I like what I see and have read and thanks for posting the photos from the announcement. The only thing is that the name Mach Tower doesn't seem to be in the same league as some of their other classic ride names. I still vote for Der Fallinfast.
I wonder if the re-envisoning of Oktoberfest will be spread out over both years and if Wirbelwind and Autobahn will be relocated in the process.
I don't know of any other manufacturer that has a drop ride with a ring that spins other than Intamin. Even with 30 seats the wait still shouldn't be all that bad.