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Green Lantern: First Flight

Green Lantern: First Flight

This article is about the roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. For the roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure, see Green Lantern.
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Green Lantern: First Flight
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Overview of the ride.
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location Valencia, California, USA
Status Standing but not operating
Operated July 1, 2011 to 2017
Manufacturer Intamin
Onsite construction Valley Iron[1]
Type Steel - 4th Dimension
Model / product ZacSpin 32.5-247
Riders per train 8
Hourly capacity 800
Height107 feet
Top speed37 mph
Length825 feet
Track inversions0
Rider inversionsVariable
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Green Lantern: First Flight was an Intamin ZacSpin roller coaster located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, USA. The cars were similar to the cars on , in that they were located off to the sides of the track, as opposed to above it. Unlike X² however, these cars had the ability to spin freely.

History[edit | edit source]

The ride did not operate after late 2017 due to unknon reasons, and on March 23, 2019, Six Flags Magic Mountain announced that Green Lantern: First Flight would be removed from the park in the near future to make way for future developments.[2]

Theming[edit | edit source]

The ride was themed to the DC Comics superhero Green Lantern, voiced by Steve Blum. The ride shared its name with a movie in the DC Animated Universe, which came out in 2009. However, this ride opened, alongside its East Coast equivalent, to promote the live-action Green Lantern movie starring Ryan Reynolds in the titular role. The movie was a bomb, and many say both rides are bad, just like the movie.

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