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Catapult Launch - Amusement Glossary Terms and Abbreviations
This is when coaster train is launched to give it speed rather than using a lift hill and gravity. It's connected to the train and accelerates it by using either a flywheel or weightdrop. As of recently, compressed-air (Thrust Air), Linear Synchronous Motors (LSM's) and Linear Induction Motors (LIM's) are other methods.