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Firebird floorless coaster debuts at Six Flags America

by Brittani Tuttle

Six Flags America, located in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area, has opened its first and only floorless roller coaster, Firebird.

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This new coaster has custom, state-of-the-art trains to provide a sleeker and more thrilling experience as guests fly along a half-mile of track for a heart-racing experience.

“Six Flags is the undisputed industry leader in innovation and thrills,” said Rick Howarth, park president. “Firebird is a game-changer, offering guests an unparalleled and completely new riding experience. This coaster is the perfect complement to an already stellar collection of thrilling rides and attractions for all ages and builds upon our commitment to offer Members and Season Pass Holders new reasons to visit every year.”

Located in the Chesapeake area of the park, Firebird features a nine-story first drop, giving riders an airborne sensation.

Additional highlights of the new coaster include:

  • Two new sit-down floorless trains, designed and built by the Swiss manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
  • Multiple high-banked curves with a high-speed carousel and corkscrew rolls
  • A twisted airtime hill, and a figure-eight finale

To learn more about Six Flags America and its other offerings, visit SixFlags.com/America.

Firebird Roller Coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland
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