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Flight of Fear

Kings Island

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Flight of Fear roller coaster at Kings Island takes riders on a heart-pounding adventure throughout a one-acre enclosed structure in total darkness. The world's first linear induction motor (LIM) launched coaster, Flight of Fear catapults riders from zero to 54 mph in just four seconds into a series of four twisted inversions. This ride is also considered one of the most innovative theme-based attractions ever constructed.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1996 Steel Launched Multielement Premier Rides

Roller Coaster Stats

G-force: 4.5 G's Height: 74 feet
Inversions: 4 Launch: LIM
Length: 2,705 feet Trains: 4 - 20 passenger
Ride Time: 1 minute, 5 seconds Top Speed: 54 mph

Flight of Fear Facts

Inversions: Cobra Roll, Sidewinder, Corkscrew

2001 – Outer Limits: Flight of Fear renamed Flight of Fear. Trains modified replacing the over-the-shoulder restraints with lap bars.

Originally operated with six car trains.

Train has five cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 2,000 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

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