HyperSonic XLC

(Defunct) Kings Dominion
The queue at Tyfoon.
Ride typeLaunch Coaster
BuilderS&S Worldwide
ModelThrust Air Coaster
Current statusDefunct
Opening date03/24/2001
Closing year2007
Track length1560 '
Maximum speed80 mph
Height165 '
Highest drop133 '
Angle of descent90 degrees.
Riding time2:00 min.
Coachesfour rows of two
Number of trains1
Capacity960 riders/hour
Riding restrictionsAt least 54 "
HyperSonic XLC is the world's first compressed-air launch coaster. Unique acceleration, zero gravity airtime and free-fall sensations combine to make HyperSonic an incredible coaster experience. Pneumatic tires and specially designed shock absorbers provide an unbelievably smooth ride that must be experienced.