Gyro Force

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Gyro Force
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Park section Aeronautica Landing
Status Operating since 2023
Name Lady Luck
Location Altoona, Iowa, USA
Operated August 16, 1974 to 2021
Manufacturer Chance Rides
Product Trabant
Capacity 40 per cycle

Gyro Force is a Trabant/Satellite built by US manufacturer Chance Rides currently located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. It previously operated at Adventureland in Iowa.


The attraction opened at Adventureland in 1974 Lady Luck.[1] It closed at the end of the 2021 season.[2]

The ride was purchased by Carowinds. The new Aeronautica Landing themed area, which includes the ride rebranded as Gyro Force, was announced on August 11, 2022.[3][4]


  1. "Adventureland advert". Des Moines Tribune.
  2. "Iowa Adventureland removing three rides, adding more attractions". 98.1 KHAK. 2021-09-07. Retrieved 2021-10-18.
  3. Weber, Courtney C. McGarry (2022-08-11). "Carowinds Announces Plans for 50th Anniversary Season in 2023". Carowinds. Retrieved 2022-09-14.
  4. Stilwell, Andrew (2022-08-11). "Carowinds Announces "Aeronautica Landing"". Coaster101. Retrieved 2022-09-14.
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