How fast is Stealth at Thorpe Park?

129 km/h
Stealth/Max speed
Stealth. Go 0–80 mph in under two seconds and get fired 205 ft high on the UK’s fastest roller coaster.

How much G force does Stealth?

4.5 g

How does Stealth work at Thorpe Park?

The launch mechanism for Stealth begins with a two-metre high tank filled with 14,000 litres of hydraulic oil. Three massive hydraulic pumps force the oil through a valve into two banks of six nitrogen accumulator tanks, which pressurises the nitrogen inside to around 50,000psi.

Has anyone died Stealth Thorpe Park?

Tragic Evha, from Leicester, died in hospital after she fell into the water on the ride in front of horrified pals on a school trip. Staffordshire Police said: “Evha sadly died after falling from a water ride at the theme park.

What is the fastest rollercoaster in the UK?

Stealth at Thorpe Park
Stealth at Thorpe Park ranks as the fastest rollercoaster in the UK with a top speed of 128.7 kilometers per hour (approximately 80 miles per hour). The ride also ranks as the second highest rollercoaster in the UK behind the Big One at Blackpool pleasure beach.

What is the max g-force a human can withstand?

9 g’s
Normal humans can withstand no more than 9 g’s, and even that for only a few seconds. When undergoing an acceleration of 9 g’s, your body feels nine times heavier than usual, blood rushes to the feet, and the heart can’t pump hard enough to bring this heavier blood to the brain.

What theme park has the most deaths UK?

The Smiler crash at Alton Towers sent shockwaves around the UK in June 2015 as 16 people were injured at one of the nation’s most popular theme parks.

When did the Stealth at Thorpe Park open?

When Stealth opened in 2006, it was the fastest and tallest launch coaster in all of Europe! Overnight stays include two days of park entry! Stealth is easily the best ride at Thorpe Park.

How tall is the Stealth roller coaster at Thorpe Park?

Beyond the unforgettable hydraulic launch system, Stealth’s iconic steel roller coaster track reaches 62.5m into the air, for a bird’s-eye view of the whole theme park. The track blends with the colour of the sky, so riders feel like they’re at one with the clouds. At 205 ft high, the roller coaster flies slowly over the peak of the top hat.

Which is the best ride at Thorpe Park?

Stealth is easily the best ride at Thorpe Park.

Who is the manufacturer of the Stealth roller coaster?

It is an Accelerator Coaster installation from Intamin and was designed in conjunction with Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH. Stealth was installed by RCS GmbH.