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Silverwood has announced two new rides to hit the Theme Park this year!
From Silverwood’s Facebook Page: “To recognize all of our loyal families, we are introducing our new family fun ride for the 2013 season. The Barnstormer!!”
“Meet our NEW thrill ride for the upcoming season! This is the tallest ride of it's kind in the entire world!! It will take you upside down and all around in 2013.”
New Thrill Ride!
New 2013 Thrill Ride (Name to be determined through contest)
Ride Height: 104’ – 2’ came off of the total of 107’ because it is being installed in a pit to keep it ground level (handicap accessible).
Ride Width: 58’
Ride Depth: 42’
# Seats: 24 - Outward facing
Gondola rotational speed: 13 rpm
Swing speed: 14 rpm
3 ½ Gs
Manufacturer: VISA International, srl.
Total Cost with install and transport: $2 million
Cost of ride with transport and customs: Approximately $1.35 million
Arrival date at the park: 4-15-13 (area of installation will be prepped and ready; ride can be put up in 5 days). It is shipping via land and sea in 5 containers from Italy.
New 2013 Family Ride
Ride Name: Barnstormer
Manufacturer: Zamperla (Italy)
Manufacture Date: 2000
Ride Height: 25’-7”
Ride Width: 30’-5”
Ride Depth: 26’-2”
# Seats: 20 passengers (can be 20 adults)
Speed: Variable up to 10 RPM
Hourly Capacity: 500
Ride is currently located in Scotch Plains, NJ
Ride will be transported via flat bed semi truck
Total Ride cost $200,000
One of only 2 rides like it in the United States, the other being located at Six Flags Great Adventure.