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Batman The Ride
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Batman (HD POV) Six Flags Great America

General
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Park Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating
Operated
Operated
Opened May 2, 1992
Opening
Cost
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Builder
Designer Werner Stengel
Type Steel- Inverted
Type
Model Batman
Riders per train 32
Riders per hour
Lift/launch system Chain Lift
Height 100 feet
Drop
Top speed 50 mph
Length 2,700 feet
Dimensions
Duration 2:00
Inversions 5
Steepest drop
Maximum g-force 4G
Flash Pass Flash Pass available


Batman The Ride is a Bolliger & Mabillard inverted roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois.[1] The ride opened on May 2, 1992, as the first inverted roller coaster in the world.[2]

DesignEdit

Elements

Vertical Loop
Zero-G Roll
Vertical Loop
Corkscrew
Corkscrew

Batman The Ride begins with a curved drop leading into the first vertical loop. Next, it travels through a zero-g roll, and a second vertical loop. Several turns follow, and then two more corkscrews before the finishing brakes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Six Flags Great America website information
  2. http://www.aceonline.org/CoasterAwards/details.aspx?id=45
Six Flags Great America Roller Coasters
Operating American EagleBatman The RideThe Dark Knight CoasterDemonLittle DipperRagin' CajunRaging BullSpacely's Sprocket RocketsSuperman - Ultimate FlightVertical VelocityViperWhizzerX-Flight
Former Déjà VuGulf CoasterIron WolfRolling ThunderShockWaveTidal WaveZ-Force

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