Hornet (Flambards)

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Hornet in 2015.
roller coaster
Flambards Theme Park
Location Helston, Cornwall, England, UK
Status Operating since 1995
Manufacturer Zierer
Type Steel - Family
Model / product Hornet
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 1,150
Propulsion Friction wheel lift
Area 177.2 feet × 114.8 feet
Height35.1 feet
Top speed26.1 mph
Length1345.2 feet
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Hornet is a steel family roller coaster located at Flambards Theme Park in Helston, Cornwall, England, UK. It is the most southerly roller coaster in the United Kingdom.

Design[edit | edit source]

When the ride opened, it had yellow track with green supports. For the 2007 season, the supports were painted blue.

Trains[edit | edit source]

2 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged inline in 2 rows for a total of 4 riders per train. The trains have the head of a hornet on the front.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

A hornet is a type of wasp.

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Hornet on the Roller Coaster DataBase.