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Sky Rocket

Kennywood

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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 Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2010 Steel Launched Premier Rides
  • Height
    95
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    90°
    degrees
  • Length
    2,100
    feet
  • Top Speed
    50
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    3
    upside down elements
  • Launch
    LSM
    propulsion
  • Ride Time
    1 minute, 5 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    2 - 12 passenger
     

Sky Rocket Facts & History

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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