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Pterodactyl at Flamingo LandLast updated by Nick on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:26
Submitted by Nick on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 09:55
Similar to the WindSeeker and SkyScreamer rides that have been installed at Cedar Fair and Six Flags parks in the US during recent years, Pterodactyl offers a vertigo-inducing variation on classic "Chair-O-Plane" or "Waveswinger" attractions.
Riders on Pterodactyl sit in chairs that are suspended from a central gondola by chains. The gondola rises to the top of a 150-feet-tall tower, spinning as it goes. Guests swing out to the sides, taking in views of the entire park and beyond.
Latest news on Pterodactyl:
Video: Pterodactyl vertical swing ride now open at Flamingo Land
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 07:27
Flamingo Land has opened its new attraction for the 2012 season, a 150-feet-tall Zamperla Vertical Swing ride dubbed Pterodactyl.
Flamingo Land set to gain planning approval for Zamperla Vertical Swing
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 07:30
Flamingo Land is set to receive planning permission for its new ride for the 2012 season, a Zamperla Vertical Swing.
Flamingo Land to open Zamperla Vertical Swing ride in summer 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 07:48
Flamingo Land is set to open a new spinning tower ride in summer 2012, with the ride expected to be manufactured by Italian firm Zamperla.
Upcoming refurbishments, rehabs and closures
We are not aware of any scheduled refurbishment periods for Pterodactyl. Do you know of any upcoming "rehabs" that we're missing? If so - please contact us so that we can keep the list up-to-date.