Revolution (Six Flags Magic Mountain)

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Revolution
Revolution (Six Flags Magic Mountain).jpg
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Park section Baja Ridge
Coordinates 34°25′22″N 118°35′47″W / 34.42278°N 118.59639°W / 34.42278; -118.59639Coordinates: 34°25′22″N 118°35′47″W / 34.42278°N 118.59639°W / 34.42278; -118.59639
Status Operating
Opening date May 8, 1976
Cost $2,000,000
General statistics
Type Steel
Manufacturer Anton Schwarzkopf
Designer Werner Stengel
Model Looping roller coaster
Track layout Terrain
Lift/launch system Chain lift hill
Height 113 ft (34 m)
Drop 85 ft (26 m)
Length 3,457 ft (1,054 m)
Speed 55 mph (89 km/h)
Inversions 1
Duration 2:12
Max vertical angle 45°
Capacity 1400 riders per hour
G-force 4.9
Height restriction 48 in (122 cm)
Trains 5 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.
Flash Pass available
Single rider line available on most days
Must transfer from wheelchair
Revolution at RCDB
Pictures of Revolution at RCDB

Revolution (previous names La Revolución and Great American Revolution) is a steel roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California. It was built in 1976 by Anton Schwarzkopf and it was one of the first roller coasters with a looping. The track is 3,457 feet long (1,054 meter) and has a maximum speed of 55 miles per hour (89 km/h). One ride takes 2 minutes and 12 seconds and the coaster can process 1400 people per hour.

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