Thursday, April 14, 2011

Sliding Out of an Airplane!

We've all seen the airplane safety videos where you're instructed to abandon the plane by sliding down the chute to safety.

This concept is taken in a whole direction at the new $25 million Evergreen Wings and Waves Waterpark in McMinnville, Oregon. Opening day is slated for June 6th, and this expansion is part of the already popular Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum.

Pictured above, it appears that four of the larger Whitewater slides will start from inside the gutted aircraft perched atop the building structure. Besides sliding on traditional waterpark elements, Wings & Waves visitors can visit the "Life Needs Water" children's museum, and additional water-themed educational exhibits will be placed throughout the indoor waterpark.

Read the full story here.