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 (now named 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 that raises the carriage and its riders to a height of 20 metres.
Top Speed – 40km/h 25mph
Original Cost – £8m
Est Cost Today – £10m
Length – 1293ft 394m
Height – 66ft 20m
Manufacturer – Zamperla
Type – Steel – Flying
Lift/Launch – Spiral Lift Hill
Inversions – 2
G-Force – 3.3
Trains – 5
Passengers per Train – 4
Ride Duration – 1m 45s
Theme Park – Flamingo Land Resort
Year Opened – 2013
Inversions – Two Heartline Rolls
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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.
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