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HyperSonic XLC Fact Sheet

HyperSonic XLC is the world's first compressed-air launch coaster. Unique acceleration, zero gravity airtime and free-fall sensations combine to make HyperSonic a one-of-a-kind coaster experience. Pneumatic tires and specially designed shock absorbers provide an unbelievably smooth ride that must be experienced.

Debut: Spring 2001

Location: Candy Apple Grove

Ride Manufacturer: S&S Power, Utah

Track Length: 1,560 feet

Number of Passengers: 8 per cycle

Top Speed: 80 mph

Acceleration: 0 to 80 mph in 1.8 seconds

Track Elevation: 165 feet

Tires and Guide Wheels: Pneumatic

Angle of Ascent: 90 degrees vertical

Angle of Descent: 90 degrees vertical

Air Compressors: 4 / 2 at 250 Hp each and 2 at 200Hp

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