A Wing Coaster is a roller coaster design by Bolliger & Mabillard. Riders are suspended on either side of the track, secured with over-the-shoulder restraints. As of November 19, 2014, there are eight such installations; six operating, one testing, and one under construction.
|Raptor||Gardaland||April 1, 2011||Operating|
|Swarm||Thorpe Park||March 15, 2012||Operating|
|Wild Eagle||Dollywood||March 24, 2012||Operating|
|X-Flight||Six Flags Great America||May 10, 2012||Operating|
|GateKeeper||Cedar Point||May 11, 2013||Operating|
|Flying Over the Rainforest||Chime-Long Ocean Kingdom||January 25, 2014||Operating|
|Flying Damon||Heide Park||March 29, 2014||Testing|
|Aquaman||Six Flags Great Adventure||May 21, 2022||Under Construction|
Intamin AG has developed a similar ride, known as a WingRider. It is actually an Accelerator Coaster with modified trains that suspended on the sides of the track. The only ride of its type, as of 2012, is Furius Baco at PortAventura Park. Intamin AG also has another similar ride, known as a Wing Coaster. It features traditional above track seating, with additional wing seating. The only ride of this type, as of 2012, is SkyRush at Hersheypark.
|Roller Coaster Types|
|Track Materials||Hybrid • Steel • Wooden|
|Train Configurations||4th Dimension • Bobsled • Dive Coaster • Floorless • Flying • Inverted • Mine Train • Motorbike • Pipeline • Side Friction • Spinning • Stand-Up • Suspended • Virginia Reel • Wing Coaster|
|Track Layouts||Dueling • Figure 8 • Launched • Möbius Loop • Out & Back • Racing • Shuttle • Strata Coaster • Wild Mouse|