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Afterburn

Afterburn

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Afterburn
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Carowinds
Location Ft. Mill, South Carolina, USA
Park section County Fair
Status Operating since March 20, 1999
Cost $10,500,000
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Type Steel - Inverted
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 1,380
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height113 feet
Drop110 feet
Top speed62 mph
Length2956 feet
Inversions6
Duration2:47
HELP
The immelmann element
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Afterburn is a Bolliger & Mabillard inverted roller coaster located at Carowinds in Fort Mill, South Carolina.[1] When the ride opened in 1999, it was named Top Gun: The Jet Coaster. For the 2014 season, Afterburn was repainted.

Afterburn stands 113 feet tall, has a drop of 110 feet and reaches speeds of 62 mph. It features a 2,956 foot track and a nearly three-minute-long ride time. Afterburn has generally been well received, having been featured several times as a top 50 roller coaster in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards.

Elements

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Trains[edit | edit source]

2 trains with 8 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.

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