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roller coaster
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location Valencia, California, USA
Status Operating since May 13, 2006
Cost $21,000,000 USD
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Onsite construction Valley Iron[1]
Type Steel - Flying - Terrain
Model / product Custom Flying Coaster
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 1600
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height170 feet
Drop111 feet
Top speed62 mph
Length3602 feet

Tatsu is a Bolliger & Mabillard steel flying terrain roller coaster located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, USA. It is the tallest and fastest (tied with Flying Dinosaur at Universal Studios Japan) flying coaster in the world. Its unusual cars allow riders to ride in a face-down position for the ultimate flying experience.

The ride was announced on November 17, 2005.[2]

Design[edit | edit source]


Train[edit | edit source]

3 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.

Name[edit | edit source]

Tatsu is a Japanese word that means "Winged Beast".

Photo Gallery[edit | edit source]

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External links[edit | edit source]

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    Tatsu on the Roller Coaster DataBase.