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Déjà Vu (Six Flags Over Georgia)

Roller coaster
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Déjà Vu
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Six Flags Over Georgia
Location Austell, Georgia, USA
Coordinates 33°46′01″N 84°32′56″W / 33.766902°N 84.548752°W / 33.766902; -84.548752
Park section County Fair
Status Defunct
Operated September 1, 2001 to 2007
Rider height
  • Minimum: 54 inch
  • Maximum: 64 inch
Replaced by Whistlestop Train
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Giant Inverted Boomerang
Type Steel - Inverted - Shuttle
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 870
Propulsion 2 Catch car vertical lifts
Height 191.6 feet
Drop 177 feet
Top speed 65.6 mph
Length 1204 feet
Inversions 3
Rider inversions 6
Drop angle 90°
Duration 1:32
G-Force 4.5
HELP

Déjà Vu was a steel inverted shuttle roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Georgia, USA. It is currently in storage at Mirabilandia in Brazil.

History

Déjà Vu was planned to open at Six Flags Over Georgia alongside Acrophobia in the spring of 2001, however this was postponed due to technical difficulties.[1] It opened on September 1, 2001.[2] It was the second of three Déjà Vu roller coasters opened at Six Flags parks in 2001, with identical roller coasters also opened at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Great America. The roller coaster closed in 2007 and was subsequently dismantled.

The ride has been in storage at Mirabilandia since 2009. Mirabilandia planned to open it under the name of Sky Mountain at their new installations that are being built and are planned to be ready by 2021, but in November 2018 the park started negotiating the coaster with Hopi Hari, another brazilian park located in the city of Vinhedo. The negotiations between Mirabilandia and Hopi Hari are still ongoing, so it is uncertain if the ride will operate in Mirabilandia or if it will be sold to Hopi Hari.

Design

Elements

Layout

The ride has two vertical towers. The train is initially lifted backwards up the first tower by a catch car lift. When released, it passes through the station and into the cobra roll element. This is immediately followed by the vertical loop, which leads into the second vertical catch car lift. The train is subsequently released, and it completes the course again in reverse before returning to the station.

Color scheme

Green track and blue supports.

Trains

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

References

External links


Articles on Six Flags Over Georgia
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