A Wing Coaster train

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.


Name Park Opened Status
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

Similar Rides

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 ParkIntamin 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.

This ride is similar to a 4th Dimension Roller Coaster. However, their cars spin, while Wing Coaster cars do not (they stay in a stationary fowards postion).


Roller Coaster Types
Track Materials HybridSteelWooden
Train Configurations 4th DimensionBobsledDive CoasterFloorlessFlyingInvertedMine TrainMotorbikePipelineSide FrictionSpinningStand-UpSuspendedVirginia ReelWing Coaster
Track Layouts DuelingFigure 8LaunchedMöbius LoopOut & BackRacingShuttleStrata CoasterWild Mouse
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