The X-Flight coaster coming in May to
Themed to look like a stealth fighter jet, the new wing coaster at the Chicago-area amusement park will feature trains with seats that straddle the track, giving riders the sensation of having nothing above or below them.
After ascending a 120-foot-tall lift hill, X-Flight will immediately descend at 55 mph into a half loop called a dive drop before making a ground-hugging pass through an airplane hangar.
Traveling over a 3,000-foot-long track, X-Flight completes a series of inversions, including a pair of weightless zero-g rolls, an inline twist and an Immelmann loop. The ride will include water jets and fog special effects.
The three-minute ride concludes with a near-miss pass through a keyhole slot in an air traffic control tower followed by a series of sharp turns that return riders to the station.