Superman: Escape From Krypton
Thanks to the Linear Synchronous Motors, the car is accelerated from a standstill to 100 miles an hour in about seven seconds. Riders experience a g-force of slightly over 4 as the launch occurs. As the trains pitch up 90 degrees, riders get another dose of positive g's. While the car goes up the vertical tower and then freefalls back to earth, riders are nearly weightless for six seconds. It is a lot of fun!
©2016 Joel A. Rogers.