Flashback (Great Escape)

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Flashback
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Great Escape
Location Queensbury, New York, USA
Status Operating since May 23, 1997
Cost $5,000,000 USD
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Boomerang
Type Steel - Shuttle
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 760
Area 288.8 feet × 98.4 feet
Height 116.5 feet
Top speed 47 mph
Length 935 feet
Track inversions 3
Rider inversions 6
Duration 1:48
G-Force 5.2
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Flashback is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom in Queensbury, New York, USA.

History

The ride officially opened to the general public on May 23, 1997.

From opening until 2015, it was called Boomerang Coast to Coaster. For the 2016 season, it was renamed Flashback.

Design

Elements

The coaster is a standard Boomerang model. The train is pulled up by a catch-car behind the station. The train is then released, letting it go through the 3 inversions. The train is then caught on the second spike and release once again. The train then goes through the 3 inversions again backwards.

Trains

7 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

Images

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