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Superman: Ultimate Flight
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Superman: Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Over Georgia
Park section Metropolis Park
Coordinates 33°45′57″N 84°33′11″W / 33.765745°N 84.553045°W / 33.765745; -84.553045Coordinates: 33°45′57″N 84°33′11″W / 33.765745°N 84.553045°W / 33.765745; -84.553045
Status Operating
Opening date April 6, 2002
Replaced Viper
Six Flags Great Adventure
Park section Boardwalk
Coordinates 40°8′20.27″N 74°26′21.94″W / 40.1389639°N 74.4394278°W / 40.1389639; -74.4394278
Status Operating
Opening date April 17, 2003
Six Flags Great America
Park section Orleans Place
Coordinates 42°22′16″N 87°56′03″W / 42.371051°N 87.934265°W / 42.371051; -87.934265
Status Operating
Opening date May 3, 2003
Replaced Shockwave
General statistics
Type Steel – Flying
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Model Flying Coaster - Superman
Lift/launch system Chain lift hill
Height 106 ft (32 m)
Drop 100 ft (30 m)
Length 2,759–2,798 ft (841–853 m)
Speed 51 mph (82 km/h)
Inversions 2 (1 non-vertical)
Capacity 1100-1500 riders per hour
G-force 3
Height restriction 54 in (137 cm)
Trains Two (Great America and Great Adventure) or three (Over Georgia) trains, with seven (Over Georgia) or eight (Great America or Great Adventure) cars. Riders are arranged four across in one row for a total of 28 (Over Georgia) or 32 (Great America or Great Adventure) riders per train.
Flash Pass available

Superman: Ultimate Flight is a steel roller coaster designed by Bolliger and Mabillard. It has been installed at three Six Flags theme parks around the United States. These are Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Great America and Six Flags Over Georgia. Another park, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has a shorter version with a more twisted course.

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