Flight Deck (California's Great America)

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Flight Deck
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California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Operating since March 19, 1993
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Inverted
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 1,380
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 102 feet
Drop 91 feet
Top speed 50 mph
Length 2260 feet
Inversions 3
Duration 2:26
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Flight Deck is a steel inverted roller coaster located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. This ride was the second inverted roller coaster built by Swiss company Bolliger & Mabillard, the first being Batman The Ride at Six Flags Great America.

History

Elements

The ride opened on March 19, 1993 as Top Gun. For the 2008 season, it was renamed Flight Deck.

Design

For the 2014 season, the ride was repainted red with white supports. Previously, it was painted all black.

Trains

7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row, for a total of 28 riders per train.

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