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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 Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1996 Steel Launched Multielement Premier Rides
  • Height
    74
    feet
  • Length
    2,705
    feet
  • Top Speed
    54
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    4
    upside down elements
  • Launch
    LIM
    propulsion
  • G-force
    4.5
    G's
  • Ride Time
    1 minute, 5 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    2000
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    4 - 20 passenger
     

Flight of Fear Facts & History

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.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

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