Flying Fish

Thorpe Park (Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK)

Operating since 3/10/2007

Powered Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Family

Make: Mack Rides GmbH & Co KG
Model: Powered Coaster / Blauer Enzian


Length:767.8 ft
Height:20.7 ft
Speed:18.8 mph
Capacity:1,000 riders per hour


Former names:Space Station Zero (1983 to 1989)
Former status:In Storage from 2005 to 2006
Operated from 1983 to 10/31/2004
Facts:The Flying Fish was removed to make way for the Stealth and stored for the 2005 and 2006 seasons.  For 2007 it was setup in the Amity section of the park.
Theme:The theme of this powered coaster has changed three times during its history.  The first theme was a space ride during the Space Station Zero years.  In 1990, the enclosure was removed making the Flying Fish with a swamp theme.  The cars were blue and green monster fish.  When the ride was reintroduced in 2007, the name did not change, but the theme became beach / surfing related.  The train was repainted red and orange train at this time.

Flying Fish - Thorpe Park (Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK)

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Flying Fish - Thorpe Park (Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK)