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Nighthawk

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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 roller coaster.

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