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Kiddy Hawk

Kiddy Hawk

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roller coaster
Kiddy Hawk
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Carowinds
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Park section Planet Snoopy
Status Operating since March 22, 2003
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel - Inverted - Family
Model / product Suspended Family Coaster (342m)
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 650
Area 193.6 feet × 121.4 feet
Height48.6 feet
Top speed26 mph
Length1122.1 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:30
G-force2.2G
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Kiddy Hawk is an inverted family roller coaster located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. It was built by Vekoma. The name is a reference to the larger Nighthawk roller coaster located nearby. It is named after the city of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

History[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster in 2005

When it opened in 2003, it was known as Rugrats Runaway Reptar and was based on the Rugrats episode of the same name. It was part of a new Nickelodeon themed area.[1] From 2010 to 2017, it was known as Flying Ace Aerial Chase. In February 2018, Carowinds announced that Flying Ace Aerial Chase would become Kiddy Hawk and it would be repainted blue with yellow supports.

Design[edit | edit source]

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single train with 10 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 20 riders per train.

References[edit | edit source]