Flying Scooters, also known simply as Flyers, is an amusement ride
consisting of a center post with ride vehicles suspended from arms
attached to the center post. The ride dates back to the 1930s and
1940s when Bisch-Rocco manufactured the ride. In the early 2000s,
Ride name Park Manufacturer Opened Status Ref(s)
Aerial Joy Ride Hersheypark Spillman Manufacturing 1941 Closed 1961; designed by Norman Bartlett.
Air Crow Indiana Beach Unknown 2004 Operating
American Flyers Lake Compounce Bisch-Rocco 2003 Operating. Previously operated at many amusement parks including Kennywood.
Cedar Creek Flyers Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom Larson International 2015
Dragons Fly Castle Park Larson International 2008 Operating 
Eagle's Flight Holiday World Bisch-Rocco 1976 Operating 
Operating. Purchased from
Flying Aces Idlewild Park Larson International 2007 Operating
Flying Aces Lagoon Amusement Park Bisch-Rocco 1941 Operating
Flying Eagles California's Great America Larson International 2002 Operating
Flying Eagles Kings Dominion Bisch-Rocco 1975 Operating
Flying Eagles !The Flying Eagles Kings Island Bisch-Rocco 1972 Closed in 2004. Relocated from Cincinnati's Coney Island. Later relocated to Carowinds. 
Flying Eagles Canada's Wonderland Larson International 2016 Operating
Flying Eagles Valelyfair Larson International 2016 Operating
Flying Fish Story Land Larson International N/A Operating 
Flying Scooter Bushkill Park Bisch-Rocco 1950s Closed 
Flying Scooter Conneaut Lake Park Bisch-Rocco 1997 Operating. Relocated from Euclid Beach Park. 
Flying Scooter Bland's Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed in 2001 
Flying Scooter Americana Amusement Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed in 2002.
Flying Scooters Camden Park N/A 2006 Operating
Flying Scooters Erieview Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Operating 
Flying Scooters Fantasy Farm Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed in 1986. Relocated to Fun Spot. 
Flying Scooters Fun Spot Amusement Park & Zoo Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed. Relocated from Fantasy Farm. Later relocated to Eldridge Park. 
Flying Scooters Geauga Lake Bisch-Rocco 1958 Closed in 1999.
Flying Scooters Playland Park, Justice, IL Bisch-Rocco 1950s Closed in 1979. 
Flying Scooters Stricker's Grove N/A N/A Operating
Flying Scooters Whalom Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed in 2000 
French Quarter Flyers Six Flags America Larson International 2014 Operating
Frontier Flyers Hersheypark Larson International 2003 Operating 
Hornet's Nest Darien Lake Larson International 2012 Operating 
Kong Morey's Piers Larson International 2015 Operating
Lake Erie Eagles Cedar Point Larson International 2014 Operating
Lakeside Gliders Michigan's Adventure Larson International 2013 Operating
Phoenix La Ronde Larson International 2016 Operating 
Professor John's Flying Machines Kentucky Kingdom Larson International 2014 Operating
Rowdy Roosters Canobie Lake Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Relocated from Palisades Amusement Park. 
S.S. Stingray Jungle Jack's Landing N/A N/A Operating
Screamin' Eagles Great Escape Larson International 2013 Operating 
Seabreeze Amusement Park
Operating. Original ride cars were destroyed in 1994 fire.
Replacement cars acquired from
Spirit of Kitty Hawk Frontier Village Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed in 1980.
Surfside Gliders Knott's Berry Farm Larson International 2013 Operating 
Thunderbirds Eldridge Park Bisch-Rocco 2012 Operating. Relocated from Fun Spot Amusement Park & Zoo.
Tink's Flying School Oakwood Theme Park N/A 2004 Operating
Woodstock Gliders Carowinds Bisch-Rocco 2005 Closed circa October 2017.
Woodstock Gliders Kings Island Larson International 2015 Operating
Woodstock Gliders Worlds of Fun Larson International 2016 Operating
Wonder Woman Flight School Six Flags Over Georgia Larson International 2016 Operating 
Flying eagles Coney Island (Cincinnati) Bisch-Rocco 1935 Closed prior to 1972. Relocated to Kings Island.
Unknown Euclid Beach Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed in 1996. Relocated from Old Indiana Fun Park. Relocated to Conneaut Lake Park.
Phantom Phlyer Kennywood Bisch-Rocco 1937 Closed. Relocated to many amusement parks, ultimately ending up at Lake Compounce.
Unknown Old Indiana Fun Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed. Relocated to Euclid Beach Park. 
Unknown Palisades Amusement Park Bisch-Rocco N/A Closed. Relocated to Canobie Lake Park. 
Unknown West View Park Bisch-Rocco 1946 Closed by 1977.
^ "Dragons Fly at Castle Park: Larson Scooters now open". Park World
Magazine. 30 May 2008. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013.
Retrieved 27 October 2013.
^ Kyriazi, Gary (1 November 2006). "Holiday World: Redefining family
entertainment". Park World Magazine. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
^ Futrell, Jim (17 May 1999). "Not all the good rides are new".
Amusement Business. 111 (20): 21.
^ Ruben, Paul (7 May 2009). "Story Land". Park World Magazine.
Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 27 October
^ a b c d Futrell, Jim (2002). Amusement Parks of Pennsylvania.
Stackpole Books. ISBN 0811726711.
^ Futrell, Jim (10 September 2001). "Name change helps Bland's keep up
with special sauce". Amusement Business. 113 (36): 53.
^ O'Brien, Tim (25 November 2002). "Attendance increase highlights
57th season". Amusement Business. 114 (47): 9.
^ a b Futrell, James. "Ohio's Fantasy Farm Auctioned After
Twenty-Eight Years". National Amusement Park Historical Association.
The Fantasy Farm Memorial Website. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
^ "Playland Park (Justice, Illinois, USA)". rcdb.com. Retrieved
September 1, 2015.
^ O'Brien, Tim (12 November 2001). "
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