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Batman The Ride was originally painted entirely black. For the 2010 season, the [[track]] was painted blue and the [[supports]] dark blue.
 
Batman The Ride was originally painted entirely black. For the 2010 season, the [[track]] was painted blue and the [[supports]] dark blue.
 
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==Incidents==
 
==Incidents==
 
In 2008, a 17 year old teenager named Asia Ferguson lost his hat while on the ride. Afterwards, he went to retrieve the hat with a friend. Asia was struck and decapitated by the car while it was travelling. His friend was not injured.<ref>[http://www.cbsnews.com/news/teen-decapitated-in-six-flags-accident/ Teen Decapitated In Six Flags Accident - CBS News]</ref>
 
In 2008, a 17 year old teenager named Asia Ferguson lost his hat while on the ride. Afterwards, he went to retrieve the hat with a friend. Asia was struck and decapitated by the car while it was travelling. His friend was not injured.<ref>[http://www.cbsnews.com/news/teen-decapitated-in-six-flags-accident/ Teen Decapitated In Six Flags Accident - CBS News]</ref>
 
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==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 15:44, 16 January 2020

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Batman The Ride
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Six Flags Over Georgia
Location Austell, Georgia, USA
Status Operating since May 3, 1997
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Inverted
Model / product Inverted Coaster (Batman)
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 1400
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height105 feet
Drop84.5 feet
Top speed50 mph
Length2700 feet
Inversions5
Duration2:00
G-force4 g
HELP
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Batman The Ride is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Georgia, USA. It is the eighth Batman clone and the fifth to be built at a Six Flags park. The ride was built by Bolliger & Mabillard and opened on Template:Date.

History

On Template:Date, Batman The Ride began running backwards for a period of time.[1]

Design

Elements

This ride is one of many installations of the Batman type of the Inverted Coaster model by Bolliger & Mabillard.

Color scheme

Batman The Ride was originally painted entirely black. For the 2010 season, the track was painted blue and the supports dark blue.

Trains

Batman The Ride (Six Flags Over Georgia) 2006 02.jpg

8 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.

Incidents

In 2008, a 17 year old teenager named Asia Ferguson lost his hat while on the ride. Afterwards, he went to retrieve the hat with a friend. Asia was struck and decapitated by the car while it was travelling. His friend was not injured.[2]

References

External links