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UFO - Amusement Ride Extravaganza

UFO

The HUSS UFO premiered in 1978 based on their successful Enterprise design. With passengers standing up and facing inwards, an entirely different ride sensation results to the enterprise; similar to a Roundup but with a greater diameter and incline of 87°

Holding 48 standing adults or children in twelve 4-person gondolas, this 20m/66ft diameter HUSS monster holds a commanding presence as one of the best standup gravity ride sensations around.

UFO was never quite as popular as the Enterprise with approximately 15 units in existence mainly in Europe, two in North America, one in Sth Africa America and one in Australia.

21 Responses to “UFO”

  1. There is a “UFO” called Wild Nightmares at Canada’s Wonderland in Toronto. It is still operating.

    Lisa - April 30th, 2009 at 11:36 am

  2. this lookes like a great ride will someone give me a tip on wat i should do if i go on it

    Tyty - June 15th, 2009 at 12:41 pm

  3. Looks like a great ride. Unfortunately this ride is not yet in the United States.

    Bruce - June 22nd, 2009 at 2:10 pm

  4. i got on it with my brother and he was sceaming nd crying nd scared i was laughing at him

    Taylor - June 30th, 2009 at 9:00 am

  5. We only have one of those in the UK, and its a travelling model, only seems to appear rarely as well :(

    Danny - July 22nd, 2009 at 5:23 am

  6. I rode one in the UK years ago while on a coaster tour and really enjoyed the ride though it wasn’t as scary as the original Hrubetz Round Up popular in the ’60s. Being totally enclosed took some of the fear factor away.

    edward - August 21st, 2009 at 11:44 pm

  7. Went on the UFO last week in Gold Reef City, South Africa. It is still a great ride!

    Andy - September 2nd, 2009 at 4:42 am

  8. i would like to know more how much the cost how many trailers the ride is

    mike - December 20th, 2009 at 3:48 pm

  9. i went on the one at luna park sydney in Aussie land

    Joe - February 20th, 2010 at 11:21 am

  10. Correction to Bruce’s response (#3 above). Darien Lake, located outside of Buffalo, NY, has a UFO. It is one of my favorites there.

    Michael - February 24th, 2010 at 1:36 pm

  11. kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk I liked the name!!

    Taty Evolution - April 19th, 2010 at 7:41 am

  12. i wish they have this in the USA

    cman101 - June 21st, 2010 at 9:24 am

  13. There is one in the USA. There is one at Darien Lake Park in Darien Lake New York.

    Tony - July 27th, 2010 at 3:21 pm

  14. Does anyone remember this when it was at Darling Harbour in Sydney around 90-91? Also ive heard the UFO was at the World Expo in Brisbane 88…does anyone know where I can get some pics of it from the Expo?

    Christy - October 21st, 2010 at 3:02 am

  15. i rode this!!! at lake winnie except it was called the genie!!! when it is straight up and you are laying down like it feels like your head weighs like 1000 pounds. PS. the one i rode the only seat belt you were wearing was a little chain just loosley laid over your stomach!! it felt very strange but at the same time it felt aweosme!!!

    Angel - December 21st, 2010 at 6:36 am

  16. There was a UFO in the US at Long Island’s Adverntureland back in the late 80’s. It’s like the Round Up on steroids.

    Ted Russell - July 13th, 2011 at 6:45 am

  17. 90 Degrees? That creature looks unsfae and..fantastic.

    The Flaming Pencil - September 15th, 2011 at 1:52 am

  18. Does anyone know of the u.f.o. ride that was popular in the 70’s? It had enterprise-like cars. It spun horizontally around an axis, like the enterprise, but then was pulled over an arch-like half circle - spinning riders upside down and then ending up on the other side of the arch.

    john trembath - February 25th, 2012 at 11:29 pm

  19. hey john …ya i know what you mean about that ride that was biult by huss as well…no very popular in some places from what i hear…it was cable pulled from one side to the other

    chris - February 8th, 2013 at 4:22 am

  20. At Canada’s Wonderland I really like riding Nightmares. I like it how you are stuck to the wall while facing the ground at a 90 degree angle. Completely awesome! One of the best flat rides I have ever been on. It’s been running for over 32 years now (since 1981).

    John Brooks - November 28th, 2013 at 9:37 am

  21. The UFO at Luna Park Sydney has been removed from the park. Not sure why. I wonder if it has been relocated or sold??

    Cas - July 7th, 2014 at 2:16 am

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