Hero is located at Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire. The £8m Thrill Ride which opened in 2013 is the third flying roller coaster in the UK, after Gladiators Skytrak at Granada Studios and Air (Galactica) at Alton Towers.
Hero at Flamingo Land
In order to experience Hero, riders climb a small ladder into a cage in a standing position and are then tilted forward into a horizontal position to give the sensation of flying. The roller coaster features a unique spiral lift hill which raises the carriage and its riders to a height of 20 metres.
Top Speed – 40km/h 25mph
Cost – £8m
Length – 1293ft 394m
Height – 66ft 20m
Type – Steel – Flying
Inversions – 2
Theme Park – Flamingo Land Resort
Year Opened – 2013
Hero – Flying Coaster
Hero is a Zamperla Volare flying coaster, featuring two heartline inversions. The £8m thrill ride replaced the Wild Mouse roller coaster which was sold to Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft and renamed Marble Madness.
UK Roller Coaster Rides
If you enjoyed reading about Hero at Flamingo Land Resort, you may also be interested in these other Roller Coasters located at Theme Parks across the UK.
Attractions Near Me - Roller Coasters