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Cobra (PowerLand)

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roller coaster
Cobra
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PowerLand
Location Kauhava, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland
Status Operating since 2005
Height restriction 51-76 inches (130-195 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel - Shuttle
Model / product Boomerang
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 760
Area 288.8 feet × 98.4 feet
Height116.5 feet
Top speed47 mph
Length935 feet
Inversions3
Duration1:48
G-force5.2G
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Cobra is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at PowerLand in Alahärmä, Vaasa, Finland. It is a Boomerang model, manufactured by Vekoma. It is the first Boomerang to use Vekoma's MK1211 open-sided trains. The ride was constructed by RCS GmbH.

Design[edit]

Elements

This is a Boomerang clone.

Trains[edit]

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

Ride Experience[edit]

The ride's layout

The ride starts as the train is pulled backwards from the station and up the first lift hill by a catchcar. After being released, the train passes through the station. At this point, smoke is released, adding an effect to the ride. The train the enters a Cobra roll element (referred to as a boomerang by the designers), and then travels through a vertical loop. After being pulled up the second lift hill, the train is released to head backwards through each inversion once more, making the total amount of inversions per ride six. Brakes slow the train down as is passes through the station backwards, and then comes to a complete stop in the station.