Parrot Coaster

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Parrot Coaster
Flying Over the Rainforest car IAAPA 2012.jpg
The lead car at IAAPA 2012.
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Location Zhuhai, Guangdong, China
Status Operating since 25 January 2014
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Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Product Custom Wing Coaster
Type Steel - Winged
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 50 metres
Top speed 108 km/h
Length 1278 metres
Inversions 3
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Parrot Coaster (Chinese: 鹦鹉过山车) is a steel winged roller coaster located at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. It was manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard and is a Wing Coaster model. The ride is the first winged roller coaster in Asia. With a height of 50 metres, it was also the second tallest winged roller coaster, after GateKeeper at Cedar Point.

Design

Elements

The track is painted dark-green and the supports are a beige color.

Trains

8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.

The trains have a large parrot head in the middle as the theme is that riders are flying through a rainforest. The lead car from one of Flying Over the Rainforest's trains was on show at B&M's IAAPA booth in 2012.[1]

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