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This is a great ride! It
doesn't give you the g-forces you think it's going to give you, but it
is smooth and exhilarating, and the position is unique and my fave way
to ride! Way 2 go B&M!
Nice, smooth and fluid.
Main interest comes out of curiosity as to how the seating position will
effect the proceedings. More of a once a visit to the park ride, just
for the experience. Quite low in the adrenaline stakes once it gets
going. Rates poorly compared with the likes of Nemesis.
Smooth & Slow! Great
elements have been entirely omitted from Air, as have steep drops. This
results in not enough angle changes, therefore the ride doesn't have the
elements to thrill. It's not about plain lack of G forces; you just
don't go through enough unusual positions or acrobatics. Nonetheless,
Air is extremely enjoyable and the riding style is great fun, albeit for
the novel position rather than the questionable "flying"
I first saw air and
thought, it's too slow. But when I got on with my mate, it was phat!
The ride is not as good as
I thought. It isn't very fast and not that thrilling, but has a
If air was as fast and tight as
Nemesis the G-forces and speed would take away from the flying experience and be
unpleasant on the body thus ruining the floaty sweeping feeling you get from this beautiful coaster.
Just look at the comments about the horribly uncomfortable and sickening
Vekoma Flying Dutchmen!
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This ride is truly awesome. I enjoy it at the same amount as I enjoy
Nemesis - but for different reasons. This ride won't scare you to death - but
it'll make you want to ride it over and over again.
Air at Alton Towers is novel and enjoyable ride, not particularly
thrilling and far too short, but has much potential.
I was expecting something really excellent, I was really let down.
I was expecting something
very special from AIR. I was very disappointed. My first ride I had to
stand in the cold for 3 hours before getting on it due to technical
difficulties. The B&M flyer seats are as always comfy and the
quality of the ride itself is high... Unfortunately I found it to be
slow and almost boring... it's a good ride but not a great ride.. The
2nd B&M flyer in the USA is far better and a much faster and
original ride... After 6 years development I am not that impressed... 1
year on and they are still having technical difficulties.. shouldn't
this have been sorted by now!!!
Please remember that Alton
T have to keep their coasters quite low height due to local planning
laws. I think Air is a fantastic ride to install when height is a
problem. The ride doesn't need to go fast because of the way you sit
(well, you can't really call it sitting.) The experience is incredible
and the smoothest coaster I've ever ridden.
We had to go on twice!
Although I love G forces, this had something else, something a little
special. I think its a slight let down from all the hype, especially
when you've been waiting HOURS to get on, but all rides are like that.
Oblivion feels like a waste of time if you've waited 2hrs. Well done to
Alton Towers, a great ride. Can I just ask if anyone else feels as if
they're going to fall out on the way up the first drop??
Very poor. For £12million I expected theming to
consist of more than green lights and half a dozen fir trees. The queue
line is dire, and once the novelty of the flying position wore off the
ride became very average for me, the first drop and final helix being
the only consistently enjoyable parts.
I've rode it roughly 15 times, and now I spend
my time elsewhere in the park unless I'm with an Air virgin.
This ride is good fun, not that it gives a real
sense of flying. I recommend that you MUST go in the single riders line
though as it has no wait, and you can often get front row seats! when
families only have 3 people.
The air is a GOOD ride and you have to
experience it for yourself because of the weird riding positions on the
train. The backwards turn is the bit I did not like they should warn you
that certain parts of the ride can be nauseous and I felt a bit funny
afterwards Overall. An ok attempt of a suspended flying coaster in the
I was scared to go on it the first time
I saw it, but when I did it was SO worth it! Air is such a cool ride and
I would defiantly name it my best ride there! Although I don't really
know if it felt like flying, but it was great.
I have been going to Alton towers at least
once a year since I was born only recently started wanting to go on roller coasters.
The first one I've ever been on was Nemesis. Compared to Nemesis this is
for wimps but if you put it in a crap theme park like Drayton Manor it
would be their star attraction. The ride is very enjoyable the only
problem is my legs hurt when I get off.
I went on a school visit yesterday and
my two of my mates are not really into roller coasters but enjoy Air.
(the only one in Alton Towers I can get them on)
I've only been on AIR once and so far
so good! I'm going to AT again next Sat and I'm V excited. That first
twist onto your back really makes you pull in you stomach though huh?!
AIR is such a great rind and most defiantly my favourite, although the
feeling of 'flying' was a bit disappointing-you are so locked into your
seat! Also I had trouble stretching my arms out in front of me as the
grip bars are so large! But apart from that...I LOVE IT!
I had a headache prior to
riding Air. But the experience of riding it didn't only get rid of this
headache, it chilled me out to the extent where I felt a sense of
Euphoria. They wanted to chill me out and they did...great ride.....and
Its just amazing, it takes
your breath away. Last time I went I went on the last ride of the day
therefore the park was empty and I had the whole train to my self and I
was flying. I was like a drug it chilled me and made me so relaxed. I
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