Air Swing (Alex Crow)

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Air Swing
Alex Crow (UK)
Location Travelling
Status Operating since 2016
Lightwater Valley (loan)
Name Apollo
Location Ripon, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Operated 2016 to 2019
Replaced Whirlwind
Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Location Porthcawl, Bridgend, Wales, UK
Operated March 2014 to 2015
Manufacturer AK Rides
Product Swing Tower
Capacity 20 per cycle

Air Swing is a Star Flyer built by Slovakian manufacturer AK Rides currently owned & travelled by UK showman Alex Crow.


The ride opened at Lightwater Valley in 2016, replacing Whirlwind.[1]

Apollo did not operate during 2020 along with other thrill rides, as the park focused on younger families.[2] On 1 February 2021, the park announced that Apollo would be removed from the park.[3]

External Links


  1. "Apollo: New for 2016 at Lightwater Valley". Themeparks-UK. Retrieved 6 April 2020.
  2. "We are reopening!". Lightwater Valley.
  3. "Lightwater Valley set to broaden offering for young families in 2021". Lightwater Valley. 1 February 2021. Archived from the original on 1 February 2021. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
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