Heading to an amusement park this summer?


Here's a partial list of articles we've published exploring hydraulics and pneumatics technologies at work at amusement parks around the world.

If you plan on going to an amusement park this year, you may find our coverage of hydraulics and pneumatics technology at theme parks of interests.

Some of the attractions described are no longer in service, but, then again, many of them are alive and well:

Click here to read about Millennium Force and Power Tower at Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio.

Splash Mountain has become a family favorite at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Here are details about Dollywood's Timber Tower, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Nothing says disney like Expedition Everest, at Disney World's animal Kingdom Park — fun, thrilling, and scary.

Learn about Cedar Point's Skyhawk by clicking here.

We have two articles about Cedar Point's Top Thrill Dragster. The first was published after Top Thrill Dragster's first run, and the second came out after some renovations were performed.

These articles are just what I came up with form memory. If you're intested in more, just move your cursor over our Applications button and click on Entertainment, or just click here.


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Alan Hitchcox

Alan joined Hydraulics & Pneumatics in 1987 with experience as a technical magazine editor and in industrial sales. He graduated with a BS in engineering technology from Franklin University and...
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