F.L.Y. - Phantasialand - Brühl, Germany
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N 50° 47.998 E 006° 52.756
32U E 350557 N 5629724
Quick Description: DE: Flying Launched Coaster in Rookburgh im Phantasialand. EN: Flying Launched Coaster in Rookburgh of Phantasialand.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 8/26/2022 3:44:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM16MBV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Name: F.L.Y.
Typ: Flying Launched Coaster
Freizeitpark: Phantasialand - Brühl, Germany
Themenbereich: Berlin / Rookburgh
Eröffnung: 17. September 2020
Thematisierung: Steampunk
Hersteller: Vekoma
Modell: Flying Launch Coaster (Next Generation)
Antrieb: 2x LSM
Inversionen: Zero-g-Roll, Korkenzieher
Länge: 1.236 Meter
Max. Geschwindigkeit: 78 km/h
Max. Beschleunigung: 4,5 g
Züge: 4 Züge à 10 Wagen; 20 Personen pro Zug
Fahrtzeit: 1:47 min
Kapazität: 1.400 Personen pro Stunde
Einschränkungen: Mindestgröße: 1,30 Meter; unter 1,40 Meter nur in Begleitung eines Erwachsenen; Maximalgröße: 2,05 Meter

Bei Flying Coastern liegen die Fahrgäste während der Fahrt in Bauchlage unter den Schienen. Einzigartig bei diesem Modell ist, dass der Ein- und Ausstieg sitzend erfolgt und die Wagen erst während der Fahrt in die liegende Position gedreht werden.

Zum Zeitpunkt der Eröffnung war F.L.Y. weltweit der längste Flying Coaster und der erste mit LSM-Antrieb. Alle bisherigen wurden mit Kettenliften angetrieben.
Name: F.L.Y.
Type: Flying Launched Coaster
Amusement park: Phantasialand - Brühl, Germany
Park section: Berlin / Rookburgh
Opening: September 17, 2020
Theming: Steampunk
Manufacturer: Vekoma
Model: Flying Launch Coaster (Next Generation)
Drive: 2x LSM
Inversions: Zero-g-Roll, Corkscrew
Length: 1,236 meters / 4,055 feet
Max. speed: 78 km/h / 48.5 mph
Max. acceleration: 4,5 g
Trains: 4 trains of 10 cars each; 20 persons per train
Ride duratation: 1:47 min
Capacity: 1,400 persons per hour
Restrictions: Minimum height: 1.30 meter; below 1.40 meter only in attendance of an adult; maximum height: 2.05 meter

With flying coasters, passengers lie prone under the rails during the ride. A unique feature of this model is that you get in and out of the train while you are sitting and the cars are only turned to the lying position while driving.

At the time of opening, F.L.Y. was the world's longest flying coaster and the first one with an LSM drive. All previous ones were powered by chain lifts.
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Maximum Height: .00

Construction Material: Steel

Train Type: Multi Car

Car Type: Cars Below (Suspended From) Track

Number of Inversions?: 2

Length of Ride: 4,055.00

Duration of Ride (time): 1:47

Water?: No

Included in Admission?: Yes

Host Park Name: Phantasialand

Minimum Height Restriction?: Yes

Minimum Height Required: 51

Number of Riders: 20

Top Speed: 48

Manufacturer of Ride: Vekoma

URL to Host Park: [Web Link]

Link to Ride Details: [Web Link]

"Express Pass" Available?: Yes

Cost: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:

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