Mind Eraser (Six Flags America)

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Mind Eraser
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Six Flags America
Location Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA
Status Operating since May 20, 1995
Cost $8,000,000[1]
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product SLC (689m Standard)
Type Steel - Inverted
Riders per train 20
Hourly capacity 832
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 109.3 feet
Top speed 49.7 mph
Length 2260.5 feet
Inversions 5
Duration 1:36
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Mind Eraser is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA. Opened on May 20, 1995, it is a standard Suspended Looping Coaster model built by Vekoma.

History

Mind Eraser opened on May 20, 1995.

In 2017, Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headsets were used to offer the Galactic Attack Virtual Reality Coaster.[2]

Design

Elements

Color scheme

Yellow track with orange supports. Prior to the 2005 season, the track was teal and the supports red.

Ride experience

After the train is locked and checked, it moves out of the station, towards the 109.3 foot chain lift hill. Then, when the train crests the lift hill, it makes a rightward U-turn drop. Next, the train goes through a roll over. Then, it makes a slight turn to the left, before a sidewinder. After the sidewinder, the train makes a 270 degree helix to the right, before a double in-line twist. Then, the train makes a U-turn to the right, before a dip. Finally, the train hits the brake run, before the train makes a right turn to the transfer track. The ride ends when the train makes another right turn to the station.

Trains

2 trains with 10 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train. The train originally had eight cars, but at some time the park extended it to ten.

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References

External links


Articles on Six Flags America
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