The ride photo taken from Flying Island.
|Type||Steel – Inverted|
|Model||Suspended Looping Coaster (765m Extended w/ Helix)|
|Height||108.27 ft (33.00 m)|
|Drop||98.43 ft (30.00 m)|
|Length||2,510 ft (770 m)|
|Speed||49.7 mph (80.0 km/h)|
|Duration||1 min 42 sec|
|Max vertical angle||59°|
|Capacity||850 riders per hour|
|Height restriction||55 in (140 cm)|
|Blue Tornado at RCDB
Pictures of Blue Tornado at RCDB
Blue Tornado is a steel inverted roller coaster at Gardaland, Castelnuovo del Garda, outside Verona, Italy. It is an extended standard model, with additional helix, of the Suspended Looping Coaster manufactured by Vekoma. The ride's highest force is at 4.5G's during the sidewinder inversion. A model Panavia Tornado fighter jet is seen on top of the station for decorative purposes.
Accidents and incidents
On May 10, 2001, a 15 year old boy from Germany also died of a heart attack while on the ride. The 15 year old suffered from a lifelong heart condition and according to reports, ignored advice from friends and signs not to board the ride if suffering from a heart condition.
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