X-Flight (Six Flags Great America)

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X-Flight
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Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since May 16, 2012
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Type Steel - Winged
Product Custom Wing Coaster
Riders per train 32
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 120 feet
Drop 110 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 3000 feet
Inversions 5
Duration 1:15
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X-Flight is a steel winged roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA. Built in 2012, it is the second Wing Coaster to open in the United States after Wild Eagle at Dollywood and is the park's thirteenth roller coaster.

History

X-Flight opened to the general public on May 16, 2012.

Design

Elements

X-Flight, following the pre-drop, begins with a half-barrel roll, leading into the main drop upside down.

Layout

X-Flight track layout.png

Theme

'Now get ready as we take this mission to the skies! 'Mission X-Flight to Six Flags tower, are we clear for takeoff?' - Audio spiel that plays in the coaster's station.Citation needed

Picture Gallery

External links

  • X-Flight on the Roller Coaster DataBase.