Looping Star (Bobbejaanland)

Roller coaster in Belgium
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Looping Star
Location Lichtaart, Antwerp, Flemish Region, Belgium
Coordinates 51°12′00″N 4°54′22″E / 51.199869°N 4.905997°E / 51.199869; 4.905997
Status Unknown
Operated 1979 to November 2, 2003
Replaced by Typhoon
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Looping Star
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Track layout Figure-8
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 1700
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 77 metres × 31.5 metres
Height 24.5 metres
Top speed 77 km/h
Length 592 metres
Inversions 1

Looping Star was a steel roller coaster located at Bobbejaanland in Lichtaart, Antwerp, Flemish Region, Belgium. It closed on November 2, 2003 and was due to be sold to Wieland Schwarzkopf. However, it remained in a parking lot for two seasons, unassembled. It was removed during the 2005/2006 off-season and where it was sent is not known.

Typhoon now operates where Looping Star once stood.



Colour scheme

White track and blue supports.


2 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train.

External links

Articles on Bobbejaanland