Red Baron

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Red Baron

Name Red Baron
Category Kiddie Ride
Park Area Space Shot Midway
First Year 1978
Replaced Helicopters
Riders 16
Dispatch Rate INFO NEEDED
Ride Duration INFO NEEDED
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Red Baron is a classic children's ride located in Space Shot Midway. It opened in 1978, replacing the Helicopters (1974-1977).

It features a set of eight biplanes (each holding two children) that travel in a circle. The pilots are able to make the planes raise and lower using a stick inside the plane.


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  • Sign: Red Baron (singular)
  • Guide Map: Red Barons (plural)
  • In-Park Map Signs: RED BARON (singular)
  • Website: Red Barons (plural)

There are more than one bi-plane... Or planes.

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