Mamba (roller coaster) facts for kids
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Mamba's lift hill
|Worlds of Fun|
|Opening date||April 18, 1998|
|Manufacturer||D. H. Morgan Manufacturing|
|Track layout||Out and Back|
|Lift/launch system||Chain lift hill|
|Height||205 ft (62 m)|
|Drop||205 ft (62 m)|
|Length||5,600 ft (1,700 m)|
|Speed||75 mph (121 km/h)|
|Max vertical angle||66°|
|Capacity||1700 riders per hour|
|Height restriction||48 in (122 cm)|
|Trains||3 trains with 6 cars. Riders are arranged 3 across in 2 rows for a total of 36 riders per train.|
Fast Lane available
|Mamba at RCDB
Pictures of Mamba at RCDB
Mamba is a steel roller coaster located at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri. Designed by Steve Okamoto and manufactured by D.H. Morgan Manufacturing, Mamba opened to the public on April 18, 1998. It is classified as a hypercoaster, which is any coaster that exceeds 200 feet (61 m) in height or drop length, and cost $10 million to construct.
On September 11, 1997, Worlds of Fun announced that Mamba would be added to the park. The ride would be a hypercoaster by D.H. Morgan Manufacturing. It would be the tallest ride in the park at 205 feet (62 m). The coaster would be located in the Africa section of the park. Mamba officially opened on April 18, 1998.
- 205 foot 1st hill
- 184 foot 2nd hill
- 580° helix at speed 60+ mph drop on the first hill
- 5 camelback hills including a "double-up" bump
3 trains with 6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 36 riders per train.
- 7th longest steel roller coaster in North America (tied with Steel Force)
|Golden Ticket Awards: Top Steel Roller Coasters|
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