Super Trooper (David Irvin)

Super Trooper
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David Irvin (UK)
Location Travelling
Status Operating since July 2020
Alton Towers (loan)
Name Funk’n’Fly
Location Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Operated During 2021
Manufacturer PWS Rides
Product Super Trooper
Capacity 36 per cycle
The Retro Squad are three robots each representing one of the three rides installed at Alton Towers for the 2021 season

Super Trooper is a Paratrooper variant built by UK manufacturer PWS Rides currently owned & travelled by UK showman David Irvin. The ride in on loan at Alton Towers for the 2021 season, operating under the name Funk’n’Fly.


This attraction is one of three temporary rides which operated at Alton Towers in 2021. Collectively, the trio was branded as The Retro Squad. Funk'n'Fly is situated in the Forbidden Valley themed area on the site formerly occupied by Ripsaw.[1]