Tuesday, October 30, 2001 9:55 PM
I know that Flight of Fear opened up in 1996 at PKI, but were any others built before it?
Mario---(the one from Mexico :)
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 5:44 AM
dont think so.
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 6:00 AM
Are you considering S:TE at SFMM to be a magnet-propelled coaster? If so, wasn't that built before FoF? But I do believe that FoF was the first full circuit magnet propelled coaster.
go with gravity
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 6:08 AM
Just to confirm, Flight of Fears at PKD and PKI both opened in 1996. Superman: The Escape opened in 1997.
Gravity is your friend while riding a coaster. Your enemy when you trip and fall off a cliff.
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 8:49 AM
The first use of magnets however was on Disneyland's Space Mtn and Big Thunder Mtn in Disneyworld. They are used in the station areas to "push" the trains to the next braking zone.