Dominator (ride)

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For the roller coaster of the same name at Kings Dominion, see Dominator (roller coaster).
Dominator
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View of Dominator and the Ferris Wheel in the foreground
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Status Operating
Opening date May 8, 1999
General statistics
Manufacturer S&S Worldwide
Model Turbo Drop, Space Shot
Height 200 ft (61 m)
Drop 160 ft (49 m)
Speed 40 mph (64 km/h)
Capacity 900 riders per hour
Vehicles 2
Rows 1
Duration 30-40 seconds
Height restriction 48 in (122 cm)
Launch System Pneumatic
Fast Lane available

Dominator is a thrill ride located at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It was designed by S&S Worldwide and opened on May 8, 1999.

The ride[edit]

The Dominator is a 200-foot tall, three-tower structure. One of the towers features a Space Shot ride, where 12 riders are blasted upwards at speeds of up to 50 mph, to a height of 160 feet.

The second tower is a Turbo Drop ride, where 12 riders are lifted up 175 feet then released downwards at speeds of up to 40 mph. Both rides use compressed air to power the attraction.

Dominator originally planned to have a third tower but it was cancelled and left as a support tower.

A total of twelve passengers may ride either of the attractions at one time. Riders sit in outward-facing, open-air seats with their backs to the towers and their legs left dangling.[1]

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