Monthly Archives: May 2006

World’s Fastest Roller Coaster

If you like roller coasters, you need to know about this:
http://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/news/archives/june01/stories/062801_05.shtml

“Fujikyu Highlands in Japan announced that they are building the world’s fastest roller coaster World Bucchigiri Coaster Dodonpa…Thrill seekers will experience the ultimate launch, as compressed-air accelerates the trains from 0 to 106.8 mph in only 1.8 seconds. Passengers will feel the incredible force of 3.2 G’s during the launch.”