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Jumbo Jet
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Park Cedar Point
Park section Unknown
Opening date 1972
Closing date 1978
Height 56ft
Drop 56ft
Speed 50mph
Replaced Cyclone
Replaced by Disaster Transport
GateKeeper
Wildcat
 Jumbo Jet was a steel rollercoaster that was located at Cedar Point. It opened in 1972 and was closed in 1978.

Ride historyEdit

Jumbo Jet was first manufactured by Anton Schwarzkopf. The coaster was put in the beach front location where coasters like Cyclone and Wildcat once stood. The ride closed in 1978 and was replaced by Wildcat in 1979. Today, GateKeeper stands there. 
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Jumbo Jet's tombstone in Cedar Point's ride graveyard.

Ride synopsisEdit

After lifting, like all the Jumbo Jet coasters, it went down a series of gently-spiraling helixes. After spiral lifts, riders dropped 56ft into a series of tight turns and figure-eight patterns, before ending with a double helix.

TriviaEdit

RecordsEdit

  • When it first debuted, Jumbo Jet was the fastest of its kind.

StatisticsEdit

  • Instead of lift chains or launches, Jumbo Jet coasters had wheel motors of the helix inclines.
  • Jumbo Jet was the first Anton Schwarzkopf Jumbo Jet coaster out of the three Schwarzkopf planned to make.
  • After closing at Cedar Point, Jumbo Jet went to four other amusement parks. 

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