Volcano, The Blast Coaster

Volcano, The Blast Coaster at Kings Dominion ( Doswell, Virginia, USA) is a steel roller coaster from the model Suspended Catapult Coaster manufacturer Intamin, which opened on 3 August 1998 in the former Paramount 's Kings Dominion.

She was the first inverted coaster with launchers and is even now the only roller coaster type Suspended Catapult Coaster.

The mountain, in and around the railway was built, has been around since 1979. Prior Volcano was built into it, a number of attractions were in it.


The train is by means of two horizontal LIM acceleration structures accelerated to around 113 km / h and then shoots vertically out of the artificial volcano 47 m high, after which followed a so-called roll-out. The next ride sequence includes three Heartline Rolls and some curves around the volcano outside thereof.

Volcano, The Blast Coaster has three trains with four cars. In each car four people can (two rows of two people) take place. Passengers must be at least 1.37 m tall to ride allowed. As restraint system come shoulder strap for use.