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Sky Rocket Virtual Reality (VR) Experience

New for Phantom Fright Nights 2017, launch into a whole new virtual world on the Sky Rocket VR Experience! Using Samsung Oculus Gear virtual reality technology, Sky Rocket riders can enter a futuristic world for a race against their fellow riders. Every inch of the thrilling roller coaster is synced to the virtual experience, creating out-of-this-world fun!

The Sky Rocket VR Experience is an optional add-on to Kennywood’s Sky Rocket roller coaster. Passes can be purchased for $5 per guest per ride at the VIP Coaster Tours booth, located across from the Sky Rocket queue line entrance.

Sky Rocket - Ride Facts

Coaster Designer – Premier Rides
Coaster Manufacturer – Premier Rides
Original Year Erected - 2010
Kennywood - 2010
Classification - Steel
General Description/Category – Launch Coaster

Tallest Vertical Height - 95 feet
Maximum Drop - 70 feet
Maximum Speed - 50 Miles per Hour
Linear Length of Track - 2,100 feet
Ride Duration - 1 minute, 5 seconds
Number of Inversions: 3
Launch Time: Sky Rocket launches riders up at a 90-degree angle, going from 0 to 50 mph in 1.8 seconds.
Height Requirement: 52 inches

Train Manufacturer – Premier Rides
Number of Trains - 2
Number of Cars per Train - 2
Number of Seats per Car – 6

Riders must be at least 52 inches tall to ride. Riders between 52” and 55” must ride with a responsible person.

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