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The world's tallest, fastest, and longest flying coaster, Tatsu is the perfect compliment to Six Flags Magic Mountain's world-class roller coaster collection. Suspended beneath the track, in a "horizontal to Earth" flying position, riders on Tatsu launch from high atop the park's Samurai Summit and traverse a 263-foot elevation change spanning four separate areas at speeds in excess of 62 miles-per-hour. Tatsu's 3,602 feet of blazing red, orange and yellow twisted steel track is barely visible, being intertwined through Magic Mountain's mountainside. While riding the flying roller coaster, passengers encounter sudden plunges, huge sweeping spirals, stomach wrenching loops, sharp dives, and high speed banked curves, all deliberately designed to enhance the ultimate sensation of flight.

See related: Tatsu Pictures

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2006 Steel Flying Multielement Terrain Bolliger & Mabillard
  • Height
  • Drop
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    upside down elements
  • Ride Time
    3 minutes, 30 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 32 passenger

Tatsu Facts & History

Four inversions:- 124-foot pretzel loop- 103-foot flat spin- 96-foot-tall Zero-G roll- 360-degree inline roll over Revolution

Double-sided station design allows two trains to load at once.

Opening date: May 13, 2006

Train has eight cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

Where to Coast

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