Six Flags New England opens world's tallest swing ride

New England SkyScreamer. (Courtesy Six Flags New England)

New England SkyScreamer. (Courtesy Six Flags New England)

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, Last Updated: 10:48 AM ET

What is being called the world's tallest swing ride is opening this weekend in Massachusetts at Six Flags New England.

The 122-metre-tall New England SkyScreamer launches guests 40 storeys into the air and spins them around at a speeds of 56 km/h. Twenty-four thrill-seekers can ride the SkyScreamer at a time, with views of the Connecticut River and the New England skyline at the top.


New England SkyScreamer. (Courtesy Six Flags New England)

The ride will open to season pass holders on May 17 and 18, and to the general public on May 23.

Take a virtual ride on the SkyScreamer below:


SFNE SkyScreamer B-Roll from Modern Filmworks on Vimeo.


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