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The world's first "flying" coaster. Nighthawk debuted at California's Great America before moving to Carowinds.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2004 Steel Flying Dutchman Vekoma

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 100 feet G-force: 4.3 G's
Height: 115 feet Inversions: 5
Length: 2,766 feet Trains: 2 - 24 passenger
Ride Time: 1 minute, 50 seconds Top Speed: 51 mph

Nighthawk Facts

Features: Four 180-degree rolls, Horseshoe, 66-foot Vertical Loop, Double Corkscrew.

Vekoma 843-meter Flying Dutchman coaster.

2000 – Stealth opens at California's Great America.

2004 – Relocated from California's Great America and renamed BORG Assimilator.

2008 – BORG Assimilator renamed Nighthawk.

Train has six cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,000 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Carowinds to ride this attraction.

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