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Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom

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X-Flight was removed from Geauga Lake after the 2006 season and relocated to Kings Island where it reopened the following season under the name Firehawk.

Guests at Geauga Lake (formerly Six Flags Worlds of Adventure) used to take flight on – X-Flight – a flying roller coaster. This Vekoma designed Flying Dutchman model uses a unique train with seats that recline to a lying down position. Upon reaching the top of the lift hill, the train inverts, positioning the rider in a flying position. During the 3,340-foot circuit riders experience the sensation of flight while going through five inverting elements – Lie to Fly, a 66-foot tall Vertical Loop, the Horseshoe and two In-line Twists. To increase capacity, the roller coaster was designed with a dual, side-by-side loading station.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2001 Steel Flying Dutchman Vekoma

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 110 feet
  • G-force: 4.3 G's
  • Height: 115 feet
  • Inversions: 5
  • Length: 3,340 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 24 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes, 10 seconds
  • Top Speed: 51 mph
  • Train Mfg: Vekoma

X-Flight Facts & History

Layout: Double Out and Back

Elements: (3) Lie to Fly (180 degree roll), Horseshoe, 66-foot tall Vertical Loop, (2) In-Line Twists

Dual side-by-side loading station

2006 – Final operating year at Geauga Lake. In December X-Flight was removed and relocated to Kings Island as Firehawk.

Opening date: May 26, 2001

Estimated cost: $15 million

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

Ride capacity: 1,430 passengers per hour

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