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HersheyPark announces Sky Rush for 2012 Season


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  • HersheyPark announces Sky Rush for 2012 Season

    Hershey Park announced it's newest addition during a press conference this morning announcing Sky Rush, the parks 12th coaster.

    Official Website for Hersheypark

    Sky Rush Fact Sheet:

    Manufacturer Intamin AG
    Ride Supplier IntaRide LLC, USA
    Model Mega/hyper coaster with winged seating
    Seat Details Cantilever geometry
    Four seats per car (two floored, two floorless)
    Floorless outer seats are winged
    Outer seats offer a 270-degree panoramic view
    Structure Steel track
    Maximum Height 200 feet
    Elements 50-degree ascent
    85-degree descent
    Four high-speed/high-banked curves
    Five airtime hills
    Lift Speed 26 feet per second
    Maximum Speed 75 mph (+/-)
    Track Length Nearly 3,600 feet
    Color Scheme Light blue columns
    Yellow track
    Deep blue trains with yellow accents
    Braking System Magnetic braking system

    Number of Trains 2
    Capacity per Train 32 riders
    Approximate Ride Time 63 seconds
    Theoretical Ride Capacity 1,350 riders per hour

    Projected Cost $25 million (estimated)
    The park also has made an on-ride animation available.

    Looks like an amazing addition to an already amazing park.

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