Iron Dragon is a suspended roller coaster meaning that the trains are suspended from an overhead tubular steel track. To further enhance the ride experience, the seven-car trains also are designed to sway from side-to-side. Iron Dragon built by Arrow Dynamics and designed by Ron Toomer has two portions separated by the coaster's two lift hills. Iron Dragon has a terrain layout that starts with you cruising high above the treetops, but also includes swooping turns, twisting drops and a memorable high-speed helix over a mist filled lagoon. Since its debut at Cedar Point in 1987, Iron Dragon has given more than 34 million rides.
|1987||Steel||Suspended Terrain||Arrow Dynamics|
|Drop: 60 feet||Height: 76 feet|
|Length: 2,800 feet||Trains: 3 - 28 passenger|
|Ride Time: 2 minutes||Top Speed: 40 mph|
|Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics|
Estimated cost: $4 million
Train has seven cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Ride capacity: 2,000 passengers per hour
Height requirement: Riders must be at least 46 inches tall
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