Storm Chaser (Kentucky Kingdom)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Storm Chaser
Kentucky Kingdom
Location Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Coordinates 38°11′45″N 85°45′01″W / 38.19590174°N 85.75027424°W / 38.19590174; -85.75027424
Status Operating since April 30, 2016
Cost $10,000,000 USD
Replaced Twisted Twins
Statistics
Manufacturer Rocky Mountain Construction
Product I-Box Track
Designer / calculations Alan Schilke
Type Steel
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 960
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 100 feet
Top speed 52 mph
Length 2744 feet
Inversions 2
Drop angle 78°
Bank angle 140°
Duration 1:40
G-Force 3.8
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Storm Chaser is a steel roller coaster located at Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Opened in 2016, it uses much of the structure of the former Twisted Twins roller coaster. Because of this, the ride is the first roller coaster from Rocky Mountain Construction to use steel track and supports.

History

Storm Chaser was announced on July 20, 2015.[1] The ride opened on April 30, 2016.[2]

Design

Elements

Trains

2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.

References

  1. "Ky. Kingdom unveils steel-wood hybrid coaster".
  2. "Ky. Kingdom opens new roller coaster".

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External links


Articles on Kentucky Kingdom