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Jet Star (James Montalétang)

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roller coaster
Jet Star
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France
Location Travelling
Status Operating since March 30, 2018
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Holly Park
Location Échemiré, Pays de la Loire, France
Operated 2001 or earlier to 2014
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Wurstelprater
Location Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Operated 1969 to 1993
Statistics
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Type Steel
Model / product Jet Star
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 800
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 88.6 feet × 144.3 feet
Height44.3 feet
Top speed31.1 mph
Length1,765.1 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:00
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Jet Star is a travelling steel roller coaster ownd by French showman James Montalétang.

History[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster began operation in 1969 at Wurstelprater in Austria. It closed in 1993 and subsequently reopened at Holly Park in Échemiré, Pays de la Loire, France in 2001 or earlier. It closed with the park after the 2014 season. After a refurbishment, the coaster now travels.

Design[edit | edit source]

The ride is themed to the Winter Olympics bobsled event and has a large recreation of the Olympic Rings, somewhat like Olympia Looping. It has turquoise supports and white track. The theme was added before opening at Holly Park. It originally had red supports and red track.

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single car trains. Riders are arranged inline in 4 rows for a total of 4 riders per car.

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Jet Star on the Roller Coaster DataBase.