CAVU Designwerks’ Flying Theatre opens with great fanfare in Changsha, China


CAVU Designwerks Inc has announced that its Flying Theatre in Changsha, China has opened with critical acclaim.

CAVU is an attractions provider specialising in media-based attractions for the themed entertainment industry. Its Flying Theatre, a turnkey attraction, was delivered to the Macrolink Group as part of the Tongguan Kiln International Cultural and Tourism Center project.

Macrolink has experienced unparallelled success with CAVU’s Flying Theatre. Since opening in October 2018,  it has seen a constant flow of guests and a busy queue line. Furthermore,“Beautiful Hunan” is the leading attraction in the cultural center.

The Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town portrays the 1200-year heritage of Changsha city in Hunan Province. The region is known for its porcelain craftsmanship from the Tang Dynasty. This historical and cultural project was awarded the model tourist project under China’s  ‘Belt and Road’ initiative. it is also a nationally recommended tourist destination.

Cavu - Flying Theater - Changsha China Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town view from back

Immersed in the beauty of the region

During a 6 minute journey The Flying Theatre allows guests to visit the most beautiful locations in the Hunan province. The media is also detailed and extremely realistic, allowing guests to be fully immersed in the beauty of the region.

Arish Fyzee is Creative Director at PRANA Studios. He said, “The combination of a smooth, silent and responsive ride system syncing with media that weaves spectacular live action flying imagery with very active visual effects sequences, and an immersive state of the art projection and audio system, creates a new level of audience engagement and suspension of disbelief”.

CAVU brought together experts in each component of the Flying Theatre to create an incredible experience. In addition, as turnkey provider, CAVU assembled all aspects of the project, including media, AV equipment, programming and attraction design.

avu - Flying Theater Changsha China Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town sphere

Manfred Meier is CEO, Kraftwerk Living Technologies. He said, “After being involved in many Flying Theatre Projects all over the Globe I am happy to say that this CAVU Flying Theatre Attraction is the most incredible we have been involved with as the High End AV and Screen Supplier. Highest Quality executed in the shortest period of time – many thanks to the entire Project Team”.

Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town

The Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town is a large cultural complex with a total construction area of 1.1 million square meters.  The Town has 8 museums, 5 performing centers, 3 luxury hotels, 18 cultural attractions and 4 children’s amusement parks. The Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town is expected to host more than 5 million tourists each year.

CAVU was selected for this project due to its proven track record of delivering exceptional guest experiences on time and on budget. This was showcased in the efficient and timely manner in which the Macrolink project opened. Guests also left full of excitement from the exhilarating views and the exceptional quality of all of the attraction components.


Article first appeared on Blooloop

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