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Incredible Hulk Coaster

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Incredible Hulk
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Universal's Islands of Adventure
Location Orlando, Florida, USA
Status Operating since 28 May 1999 (original)

4 August 2016 (refurbished)

Height restriction 54 inches (137 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Launched
Model / product Sitting Coaster
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 1,920
Propulsion Tire Propelled Launch
Height110 feet
Drop105 feet
Top speed67 mph
Length3,700 feet
Inversions7
Duration2:15
G-force4G
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Incredible Hulk is a steel launched roller coaster located at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida, USA. It is named for the popular comic book superhero character, the Incredible Hulk.

It features an upwards tire propelled launch; however this was subcontracted to a separate company. It was the first and only launch on a Bolliger & Mabillard until the opening of Thunderbird at Holiday World.

History[edit]

Incredible Hulk was closed on September 8, 2015 for an overhaul.[1] In late September, pieces of track were removed from the ride. By November, almost all of the ride had been removed, with only the enclosed lift hill and station left. It reopened in August 2016.[2] Bolliger & Mabillard are replacing the ride hardware. In January 2016, the new track and supports began to be built. In late March 2016, the ride's new track and supports were finished, and Universal moved on to thematic works. On May 19, 2016, the coaster began testing with its new track and trains. Two months later, on August 1, the ride began technical rehearsals in preparation for an official opening on August 4. The refurbishment involved new track, a new queue line and new launch effects.

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