How Many Flying Coasters Are There

Thursday, July 12, 2001 1:49 PM
How many flying coasters are out there? What is the original one? Who made it?


The Roller Coaster Collection:
Thursday, July 12, 2001 1:52 PM
There are three. Stealth at Paramount's Great America is the original designed by Vekoma. *** This post was edited by Coaster File on 7/12/2001. ***
Thursday, July 12, 2001 2:10 PM
Stealth -- Original Vekoma
X-Flight & Batwing -- Vekoma
And the new B&M being constructed at Alton Towers.
Thursday, July 12, 2001 2:11 PM
The new B&M flying coaster will apparently be named "AIR," after the name the company gives the design.

Matt Lynch
Co-Webmaster, Kennywood Boulevard
Thursday, July 12, 2001 3:06 PM
There is also one at the Pinafari factory in Italy that is in testing.

I'd Rather Be Riding Rollercoasters
Thursday, July 12, 2001 7:34 PM
There is "Birdmen" at Fujikyu-Highlands, in Japan.

Also there used to be a flying coaster at Granada Studios (is that the name of the park? It's in Europe). It was called Skytrack, I believe, and it was before Stealth. However, it had problems and shut down. It was documented in First Drop magazine.

- Peabody

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