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Flying Cobras

Flying Cobras

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roller coaster
Flying Cobras
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Status Operating since March 28, 2009
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel - Shuttle
Model / product Boomerang
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 760
Area 288.8 feet × 98.4 feet
Height116.5 feet
Top speed47 mph
Length935 feet
G-force5.2 g
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The roller coaster at Geauga Lake in 2005

Flying Cobras is a Vekoma Boomerang roller coaster located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. It was the first addition to the park since it was purchased by Cedar Fair. The ride was previously located at the now defunct Geauga Lake from 1996 to 2007.

For 2017, the name of the roller coaster was changed from Carolina Cobra to Flying Cobras and the ride was repainted.

Design[edit | edit source]

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train. As part of the move to Carowinds, the original Vekoma train was replaced with a new train, also from Vekoma.