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Altair CCW-0204

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roller coaster
Altair
Altair CCW-0204 promotional art.jpg
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Cinecittà World
Location Rome, Lazio, Italy
Status Operating since July 24, 2014
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Type Steel
Model / product Multi Inversion Looping Coaster - 10-Inversion (second generation)
Hourly capacity 1,220
Propulsion Cable lift hill
Height108.3 feet
Top speed52.8 mph
Length2,870.8 feet
Inversions10
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Altair (previously known as Altair CCW-0204) is a steel roller coaster located at Cinecittà World in Rome, Lazio, Italy. It is the first 10-Inversion roller coaster built by Intamin to feature a redesigned track layout, lapbar-only trains, and a cable lift hill.

Backstory[edit | edit source]

"After more than four millennia, the ship Altair CCW-0204, back on planet Earth, humans had abandoned at the end of the 22nd century to colonize 13 planets of Alpha Centauri. Now the human race is going back to basics. After an interstellar voyage, the crew of the spaceship is a surprise: the Earth is a new world and lush, and is inhabited by a new race of sentient insects. Who are these beings? They come from outer space or have evolved independently? But above all, they are now aliens or are we?"
— Official description, translated into English

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

The ride layout looks exactly like Colossus except for the cable lift and lack of a pre-drop. Also, some of the stats are slightly modified compared to Colossus'.

Trains[edit | edit source]

2 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.