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Sky Rocket


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Kennywood's Sky Rocket launched coaster uses linear synchronous motors to accelerate the train from zero to 50 miles-per-hour in just three seconds. From there the train climbs 95-feet to begin a free-fall descent at 90-degrees. The layout includes three inverting elements.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2010 Steel Launched Premier Rides

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 90 degrees Height: 95 feet
Inversions: 3 Launch: LSM
Length: 2100 feet Trains: 2 - 12 passenger
Ride Time: 1 minute, 5 seconds Top Speed: 50 mph

Sky Rocket Facts

Launch: zero to 50 mph in 3 seconds

Inversions: Cutback, Zero-G Roll, Corkscrew

Opening date: June 29, 2010

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

Where to Coast

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