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Flight Deck (California's Great America)

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roller coaster
Flight Deck
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California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Operating since March 19, 1993
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Inverted
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 1,380
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height102 feet
Drop91 feet
Top speed50 mph
Length2,260 feet
Inversions3
Duration2:26
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Flight Deck is a steel inverted roller coaster located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. This ride was the second inverted roller coaster built by Swiss company Bolliger & Mabillard, the first being Batman The Ride at Six Flags Great America.

History[edit | edit source]

The ride opened on March 19, 1993 as Top Gun. For the 2008 season, it was renamed Flight Deck.

Design[edit | edit source]

For the 2014 season, the ride was repainted red with white supports. Previously, it was painted all black.

Trains[edit | edit source]

7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 28 riders per train.