George and the Dragon (roller coaster)
|George and the Dragon|
Both trains going up the lift hill
|Opening date||July 1, 2010|
|Type||Wood – Racing|
|Manufacturer||Great Coasters International|
|Model||Racing roller coaster|
|Height||72 ft (21.9 m)||72 ft (21.9 m)|
|Drop||72 ft (21.9 m)||72 ft (21.9 m)|
|Length||2,585 ft (787.9 m)||2,585 ft (787.9 m)|
|Speed||47 mph (75.6 km/h)||47 mph (75.6 km/h)|
|Capacity||1750 riders per hour|
|Trains||4 trains with 12 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 24 riders per train.|
|George and the Dragon at RCDB
Pictures of George and the Dragon at RCDB
History and details
This roller coaster, built in the place of the 2009 demolished wooden coaster Pegasus, has two trains competing to get to the finish. One is based on water, the other on fire.
A total of four Millennium Flyer trains with 12 cars each are used. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 24 riders per train, totaling a capacity of 1750 riders per hour.
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