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Magic Flyer

Six Flags Magic Mountain

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The fifteenth addition to Six Flags Magic Mountain's world class coaster collection, Goliath Jr. became the "Giant Among Kids Coasters!" In 2008, Goliath Jr. was renamed Percy's Railway as the surrounding area was upgraded to Thomas Town. In 2011, it was renamed again, Magic Flyer, as the Thomas Town theme was removed.

Magic Flyer is the perfect launching pad for young thrill-seekers. The gentle hills and pint sized thrills are perfect for young riders who some day aspire to conquer the larger coasters.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1971 Steel Junior Oval Bradley and Kaye

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 8 feet
  • Height: 10 feet
  • Length: 350 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 12 passenger
  • Ride Time: 45 seconds
  • Top Speed: 10 mph

Magic Flyer Facts & History

1971–1984 — Operated as the Clown Coaster.

1985–1998 — Renamed Wile E. Coyote Coaster as part of the Bugs Bunny World theme.

1999–2000 — Closed and placed in storage at the park.

2001 — This Bradley and Kay "Little Dipper" coaster reopens as Goliath Jr. after the train is rebuilt and new supports are constructed.

2008 — Goliath Jr. renamed Percy's Railway to fit the new Thomas Town theme.

2011 — Percy's Railway renamed Magic Flyer to rid itself of Thomas theme.

Train has three cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 360 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be less than 55 inches tall

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