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8943975 Roller coaster ride element with movement in a second driving direction  
A roller coaster ride system comprising a first track section which is adapted to guide a passenger car and a second track section which extends in a first plane. The roller coaster ride system is...
8490550 Roller coaster with articulable seat backs  
A roller coaster with seats articulated between vertical and reclined positions. The roller coaster includes a track with a load/unload portion and a ride portion. The coaster includes a vehicle...
8453578 Coaster  
A coaster according to the invention includes a track (10) and a vehicle (20). The track (10) includes a first support rail (11) and a second support rail (12). The first support rail (11) and the...
8453576 Rollercoaster amusement device  
A roller coaster amusement device adapted to provide for the passengers a ride wherein the passengers experience at least a portion of the ride in a racing position, the amusement device wherein...
8393275 Longitudinally spinning suspension roller coaster  
A roller coaster or amusement ride providing a unique free-floating sensation by extending the passenger vehicles out on either side of the central frame structure. The passenger vehicles (48, 50)...
8371227 Omnimover ride system with crossing paths  
A ride system with crossing ride paths. A first omnimover assembly is provided that includes a continuous vehicle chain movable along a first ride path and includes vehicles vertically supported...
8241133 Airborne space simulator with zero gravity effects  
Systems, devices, apparatus and methods of using a simulator cabin module with an interior space which replicates a space ship, where the simulator module is mounted in a real aircraft, as a real...
8132513 Amusement park ride with a vehicle drive that decouples upon loss of power  
An amusement park ride with one or more evacuation zones. The ride includes a track with a rail defining a ride path. The ride path includes at least one evacuation zone along a first length of...
7980181 Drag racing roller coaster amusement ride and launch system  
A drag racing roller coaster amusement ride has at least two sets running rails, each set having at least one running rail and an embark point. At least two carriers (109) are arranged to carry at...
7914384 Amusement device  
An amusement device has an elongated track along which one or more amusement device seat assemblies adapted to carry the one or more passengers are moveable. Each seat assembly has a seat with a...
7610859 Carriage rotatable roller coaster tracks and vehicles  
An improved roller coaster system having one or more tracks that may exist in differing orientations on one support spine or equivalent supporting structure. Passengers may be rotated...
7594473 Wheel hub rider conveyance  
A rail assembly is built from three parallel cylindrical members, wherein a first rail provides support for a large wheel. The large wheel has an axle protruding from each side, wherein the...
7430966 Brake, vehicle and roller coaster circuit  
A roller coaster installation comprising a stretch of water, along which runs a train of vehicles (104) provided laterally with hydrodynamic brakes comprising a fin (102) or a nozzle, becoming...
7357727 Auto race track design  
A racetrack designed to accommodate various types of auto racing class including Indy, CART, Formula 1 etc. is disclosed. The race track of the present invention is a continuous closed circuit...
7351154 Fun-ride and a method for the operation of a fun-ride  
A fun-ride more particularly for amusement parks, fairs and the like comprises at least one rail vehicle 1 and a guide lap for the vehicle 1. In a lateral projection a lap section 2 of the guide...
7192010 Rollercoaster launch system  
A winch system, typically used in a roller coaster system, includes a hydraulic pump, a variable speed motor connected to the hydraulic pump, a first pipe connected to the hydraulic pump; a second...
7159520 Amusement ride vehicle including an articulation joint  
An amusement ride vehicle includes a first vehicle section, a second vehicle section, and an articulation joint connecting, and providing rotational movement between, the first and second vehicle...
6758144 Fun vehicle and bob, toboggan or roller coaster run for using the same  
An amusement vehicle for a bob or toboggan run. A basic vehicle frame has arranged thereon rollers and/or slide members for movement of the vehicle, as well as a second frame for accommodation of...
6679182 Amusement device  
An amusement device (1) has one or several vehicles (2). The drive device (13) of the vehicles is configured as a high-performance catapult drive (22) which is provided with one or more...
6606953 Amusement ride  
A roller coaster ride comprising a carriage adapted for travel along a track in a predetermined direction and a plurality of seats interconnected to and positioned exteriorly from the carriage....
6523479 Amusement rides and methods  
Amusement rides and methods are described. The amusement rides of the present invention include roller coaster vehicles that have a controlled spin or controlled rotation in a direction or...
6513441 Amusement devices as well as a holder suitable for such amusement devices  
An amusement device comprising a guide structure forming an endless track, along which a vehicle capable of accommodating at least one person can travel, whereby a person present in the vehicle...
6439129 Launching system for passenger units in equipments for amusement parks, such as roller-coasters or the like  
The object of this invention is a launching system for cars running on a track in equipments for amusement parks, such as roller-coasters or the like, including a mechanical launching device where...
6402624 Amusement ride without hubs and spokes  
An amusement ride (100) is disclosed which includes first and second vehicles (128, 130) which are supported in a cantilevered manner off cantilever beams (124, 126) from the stationary supporting...
6397756 Amusement device  
To move a rail-borne vehicle (2) over a preferably ascending partial section, a finite chain section (8) is pulled in a stationary guide (13) in parallel to the rail (23) using a cable (9). The...
6397755 Amusement ride  
An amusement ride comprises a hollow launch tube having an inner surface and first and second ends, the first end being open; a passenger vehicle having an outer peripheral surface which forms a...
6328500 Segmented toy roadway, toy roadway segment, and method of making same  
A kit is provided for assembling a closed-loop toy simulation of a roadway comprising at least four curved road segments and at least two straight road segments, each road segment having an upper...
6269750 Truss track assembly and side mount roller coaster vehicle  
A novel truss track assembly for use in transporting passenger vehicles provides two sets of tracks for supporting two passenger vehicles concurrently. The truss track assembly includes four...
6269749 Cantilevered roller coaster system  
An amusement ride includes a lower track structure operably connected with and variably spaced from an upper track structure to define a path of travel for a ride vehicle supported remote from the...
6220171 Amusement ride  
A roller coaster includes a plurality of ride vehicles that ride along a track. Each vehicle provides seating for at least one passenger. The track is elevated off the ground and includes a...
6158354 Roller coaster  
A roller coaster device which can operate a seat together with a car to perform a perpendicular running motion such as vertical descent, vertical ascent, vertical spiral motion and the like, or in...
5979333 Amusement device and vehicle suitable for being used in such an amusement device  
An amusement device includes a guide structure forming an endless track, along which a vehicle capable of accommodating at least one person can travel, and where a person present in the vehicle...
5433153 Amusement track ride system with helical spinning section having locking restraints and enhanced passenger view  
An amusement track ride system comprises a pair of rails forming a track including a spinning section. A car traveling along the rails includes a chassis, a passenger seat on the chassis, and a...
5272984 Amusement ride of the roller coaster type  
The amusement ride comprises at least one seat suspended on a bogie moving along at least one rail. The seat is provided with a harness for the restraint of at least one passenger in the seat. The...
5218910 Roller coaster with pheumatic conforming seats and prone passenger arrangement to enhance the thrill of the ride  
A roller coaster has cars with passenger supports to hold the passengers in a substantially horizontal position within the car during the ride in seats which can be rigidly molded for each new...
5193462 Tubular roller coaster  
The invention relates to a roller coaster system having a tubular track which includes linear and spiral guide track sections. The track sections are formed of circular cross-sectional members....
5119734 Chassis for rail-bound exhibition vehicles  
A chassis for rail-bound amusement vehicles including a vehicle frame with a bearing block connected to the frame and a bearing bracket elastically mounted on the bearing block via a...
4794865 Amusement ride vehicle  
An amusement ride vehicle for travel along a trackway defined by a pair of track rails. The vehicle includes a pair of transverse frames pivotally carried by an elongated main frame, with drive...
4700632 Device to retain roller coaster passengers in standing position  
To enable a passenger to ride a "roller coaster" in a standing position, the inventive device includes a seat placed between the legs of the passenger, a back member with a headrest incorporated...
4693183 Track system for a passenger-accommodating vehicle as part of a rollercoaster  
A track system for a passenger-accommodating vehicle as a part of a rollercoaster comprising tracks which form an acceleration stretch, a rollover stretch consisting of several sections in which...
4682547 Amusement ride with vehicles supported by universally hinged wheel groups  
An amusement ride installation of a closed track figure eight configuration has passenger carriers suspended to swing from a plurality of support rods pivotally mounted to a single carriage. Each...
4548136 Track-traveling four-wheel vehicle  
A track-traveling four-wheel vehicle is arranged such that pedalling power of a passenger is transmitted to rear wheels as drive wheels through a chain, and the rear wheels and front wheels as...
4531459 Standing position support apparatus for amusement vehicle  
The invention provides a standing position support apparatus having: a standing position support column for holding a passenger in an upright posture on a main body of a vehicle which rolls or...
4392434 Turbulent waterway  
Disclosed is a turbulent waterway having boats guided in a trough extending between an uphill starting point and a downhill terminus, a chain conveyor having a series of links extending on a slope...
4361094 Drive member for rail-type amusement-ride car  
An amusement ride has rails defining a longitudinal travel direction along which a car is displaceable. A longitudinally extending drive member secured to this car is engageable by drive members...
4270459 Chain-type ascent system for roller coaster  
A chain-type ascent system for a roller-coaster has an inclined track section having a lower upstream end and a higher downstream end relative to a predetermined direction of travel of a...
4221170 Monorail mountain slide  
A monorail mountain coaster for recreational transportation along an inclined path on a hill or mountain comprising a channel disposed on and spaced from the path, a chassis frame moveable along...
4121821 Skateboard rink and method  
An amusement rink for skateboarders is formed by providing spaced mounds of earth on a substantially square, flat lot. A continuous riding track is provided which extends about the lot in a...
3941060 Monorail system  
A monorail system for roller coasters comprising suspended track-bound vehicles each of which comprises a pair of distanced roller gears for movement along the track and support arms with a...
3908554 Self-propelled amusement-park rail vehicle  
A self-propelled amusement-park vehicle, adapted to ride on a pair of running rails and to drive itself on a drive rail located between the running rails, has a pair of units each comprising a...

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