Flight Deck

Flight Deck is a steel inverted roller coaster located at California’s Great America in Northern California. Built by Bolliger & Mabillard, Flight Deck made its debut March 19, 1993 as Top Gun. This was Bolliger & Mabillard‘s second inverted coaster behind Batman: The Ride at Six Flags Great America.

Ride experience

The ride begins with a small right-hand turn followed by the lift hill. The drop at the top of the hill begins with a sharp left turn. After the drop, there is a vertical loop. The ride then performs a 3/4 turn to the right followed by a Heartline Spin. There are a couple mild turns. After this, there is a small drop immediately followed by a corkscrew loop and a Flat Spin over a nearby pond . The ride features another 3/4 turn, this time to the left. Finally, the train turns right into the loading station.


  • Location North America / United States of America / California
  • Status Operating
  • Classification Roller Coaster
  • Type Steel
  • Design Inverted
  • Make Bolliger & Mabillard
  • Speed 80,5
  • Height 31,1
  • Drop 27.7
  • Inversions 3
  • Length 688.8
  • Duration 2:26
  • Amusement Park Six Flags Great America
  • Capacity 1380
  • Elements Chain Lift Hill, Corkscrew, Loop, Zero-G Roll