Jet Star (Luna Park La Palmyre)

Roller coaster in France
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Jet Star
Luna Park La Palmyre
Location Les Mathes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Coordinates 45°43′34″N 1°10′26″W / 45.726083°N 1.173756°W / 45.726083; -1.173756
Status Operating since 2000
Morey's Piers
Location Wildwood, New Jersey, USA
Operated 1993 to 1999
Knoebels Amusement Park
Location Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Operated 1977 to 1992
Coney Island
Location Brooklyn, New York, USA
Operated During 1976
Location Germany
Operated 1972 to unknown
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Jet Star
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 4
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 27 metres × 44 metres
Height 13.5 metres
Top speed 50 km/h
Length 538 metres
Inversions 0

Jet Star is a steel roller coaster located at Luna Park La Palmyre in France.

In 1976, Jet Star operated at Coney Island.[1] The roller coaster operated at Knoebels from 1977[2] to 1992. It was replaced by Whirlwind in 1993.[3]



Color scheme

Pink track and white supports, used to be yellow track and grey supports. It had Orange track and aqua supports when it was overseas


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


  1. "The Jet Star blasts off". The Danville News.
  2. "Roller coaster to debut at Knoebels". The Daily Item. 23 April 1977. p. 16.
  3. "Whirlwind twists above Knoebels".

External links

  • Jet Star on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

Articles on Morey's Piers
Articles on Knoebels Amusement Park