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.
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
Opening date: May 26, 2001
Estimated cost: $15 million
Train has six cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.
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