Jet Star (James Montalétang)

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Jet Star
James Montalétang
Location Travelling
Status Operating since March 30, 2018
Holly Park
Location Échemiré, Pays de la Loire, France
Operated July 2001 to 2014
Prater
Location Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Operated 1969 to 1993
Statistics
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Jet Star
Type Steel
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 800
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 88.6 feet × 144.3 feet
Height 44.3 feet
Top speed 31.1 mph
Length 1765.1 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:00
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Jet Star is a travelling steel roller coaster ownd by French showman James Montalétang.

History

The roller coaster began operation in 1969 at Prater in Austria. It closed in 1993 and subsequently reopened at Holly Park in Échemiré, Pays de la Loire, France in July 2001. It closed with the park after the 2014 season. After a refurbishment, the coaster now travels.

Design

The ride is themed to the Winter Olympics bobsled event and has a large recreation of the Olympic Rings, somewhat like Olympia Looping. It has turquoise supports and white track. The theme was added before opening at Holly Park. It originally had red supports and red track.

Trains

Single cars. Riders are arranged inline in 4 rows, for a total of 4 riders per car.

External links

  • Jet Star on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Articles on Prater