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Polercoaster is an 8-passenger vehicle coaster with its architecturally stunning structure, excellent capacity and all of the coaster favorites, such as steep drops, barrel rolls and banked turns.
Roller Coaster is an amusement park attraction that consists of a light railroad track with many tight turns and steep slopes, on which people ride in small fast open cars.
The Screamin’ Swing is a unique ride experience designed to offer a smooth, thrilling ride to every “kid” who ever dreamed of swinging higher. The Screamin’ Swing meets the needs of any amusement park with passenger capacities of 16, 32, and 40 passengers per ride cycle.
Screamin’ Eagles is a flying scooters ride which is located in Six Flags’ Great Escape, Lake George, New York. Riders can control their own experience on this amusement park classic as they steer a rear wing on their ride vehicle allowing them to dip, dive and plunge at speeds of up to 40mph.
Sky Tykes is a kind of junior ropes course with the 1-metre high, six pole, triangular course. It gives young children the chance to try out the Sky Trail experience but without the extreme heights. Children are harnessed in the usual way and once connected to the overhead track, are handed back to the accompanying parent who walks with them through the course.
Renowned for its unique smoothness during a rapid 4-G vertical launch and then dropping into a breathtaking negative 1-G descent, the Space Shot is a pure rush.
SpinCycle is a kind of the pendulum ride launched at Silverwood Theme Park in Idaho, USA. Featuring 24 outward-facing seats on the end of a mighty 32m-long (104ft) arm, it takes passengers on a full 360 degrees flight, in which they feel forces of up to 3.5G as not only the arm itself turns but the gondola rotates at 13rpm.
Spinning Coaster is a kind of coaster in which the ride had "tubs" with seats built around the perimeter facing inward. These tubs spun freely on their chassis as they travelled down the track.
Spinning drop is a type of amusement ride, based around a central structure or tower. Riders experience free-fall initially, followed by rapid heavy deceleration. a gondola carrying riders is lifted to the top of a large vertical structure, then released to free-fall down the tower.
Splash Battle is a kind of themed ride which is located in Belgian park Plopsaland De Panne. This ride contains of boats called drakkars (typical Viking boats) travelling along a 155 metre circuit in a setting that resembles a bay, with special effects and water sprays that the sailors ‘shoot’ at each other using the water cannons fitted aboard.
Suspended Roller Coaster
Suspended Roller Coaster is a type of steel roller coaster in which the car hangs from the bottom of the rolling stock by a pivoting fulcrum or hinge assembly. This allows the car and riders to swing side to side as the train races along the track.
Tea cups is an amusement ride characterized by cup-style spinning vehicles atop a turntable-like floor.
Temple X-pedition is a kind of family dark ride which is located in LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort, Bavaria. In this ride, riders board a jeep on a mysterious expedition through the dark chambers of an ancient Egyptian temple, helping LEGO heroes in search of the hidden treasure. There are many targets along the way and the more the riders are able to hit using infrared pistols, the more they score.
The Winston’s Whistle Stop Tour
The Winston’s Whistle Stop Tour is a kind of monorail ride which is located in Drayton Manor Theme Park, near the town Tamworth, Staffordshire. Featuring a 195-metre-long track, the monorail ride give passengers a bird’s eye view of Thomas land as it travels between 3.5 and 4m above the ground. Each of the seven 4-seater trolley cars features an audio system that gives riders a guided tour around the town of Sodor.
The Turbo Drop begins with an impressive ride up the tower, and then, after a brief pause, blasts downward with a beyond-freefall negative G-force experience.
Viking (Pirate Ship)
A pirate ship is a type of amusement ride, consisting of an open, seated gondola (usually in the style of a pirate ship) which swings back and forth, subjecting the rider to various levels of angular momentum.
WhirlyBall is a combination of bumper cars, basketball, Jai-alai and hockey. Typically played in a five-on-five configuration, WhirlyBall features players piloting WhirlyBugs bumper cars as they use a scoop to pass and shoot a plastic ball at their opponent’s goal.
Passengers ride in glider-style twin seater vehicles beneath a rail at up to 20mph (32km/h). The rider in the front controls the swing, while the passenger in the back controls the speed. An automatic distance control prevents collisions with other vehicles.
WndSeeker is a 301ft (97m) swing ride located at Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia. It spins riders high above ground in two-person suspended seat whilst rotating around the central tower. As they reach the top, the swings reach speeds between 25 and 30mph (40-48kmh), flaring out almost 45 degrees from the tower. WindSeeker can accommodate up to 64 riders (32 swings) at a time.
Worm Coaster is a kind of coaster which is designed for children.
4th Dimension Coaster
The technological marvel allows passengers to rotate freely on the periphery as the vehicle roars around a 20-story maze of steel at 76 mph. The ride offers 360-degree rotating seats and takes riders on a journey into unique and uncharted territory.