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Wing Coaster

This article is about the Bolliger & Mabillard product. For the general roller coaster type, see Winged roller coaster.
A Wing Coaster train

A Wing Coaster is a roller coaster model line designed by Bolliger & Mabillard which features winged seats. Riders are suspended on either side of the track, secured with over-the-shoulder restraints.

Installations[edit]

Name Park Opened Status
Raptor Gardaland April 1, 2011 Operating
Swarm Thorpe Park March 15, 2012 Operating
Wild Eagle Dollywood March 24, 2012 Operating
X-Flight Six Flags Great America May 10, 2012 Operating
GateKeeper Cedar Point May 11, 2013 Operating
Parrot Coaster Chimelong Ocean Kingdom January 25, 2014 Operating
Flug der Dämonen Heide Park March 29, 2014 Operating
Thunderbird Holiday World April 25, 2015 Operating
unknown HotGo Park Unknown Under construction

Similar Rides[edit]

Intamin has developed a similar ride, known as a WingRider. It is actually an Accelerator Coaster with modified trains that suspended on the sides of the track. The only ride of its type, as of 2012, is Furius Baco at PortAventura ParkIntamin also has another similar ride, known as a Wing Coaster. It features traditional above track seating, with additional wing seating. The only ride of this type, as of 2012, is SkyRush at Hersheypark.

This ride is similar to a 4th dimension roller coaster. However, their cars spin, while Wing Coaster cars do not (they stay in a stationary fowards postion).