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Class Information
Number: 472/50
Name: Amusement devices > Having trip-release supporting person against gravity
Description: Amusement device comprising a movable or collapsible means for supporting the weight of a person against the force due to gravity and further comprising a trippable or releasable lock or latch means for holding the person-supporting means against movement due to gravity; so that, when the weight of a person is supported by the support means and subsequently the lock or latch means is tripped or released, the support means drops, falls, or collapses from a position in which it supports the weight of the person to a position in which it no longer supports the weight of the person thereby allowing the person to fall.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8690694 Free fall amusement ride Apr. 8, 2014
8667956 Controllable launcher Mar. 11, 2014
8302590 Controllable launcher Nov. 6, 2012
8122999 Multistory building fast escape and rescue device Feb. 28, 2012
RE43028 Vertical wind tunnel training device Dec. 13, 2011
8061343 Controllable launcher Nov. 22, 2011
7666103 Amusement ride Feb. 23, 2010
7572189 Structure for raising persons by means of an air flow Aug. 11, 2009
7465235 Combined human catapult and safety landing apparatus Dec. 16, 2008
7381137 Zipline braking and motion-arrest system Jun. 3, 2008
7182695 Assisted jump ride Feb. 27, 2007
7156744 Recirculating vertical wind tunnel skydiving simulator Jan. 2, 2007
6875115 Apparatus for an amusement ride and fall Apr. 5, 2005
6764408 Inflatable structure with suspended features Jul. 20, 2004
6755749 Free-fall tower for a roller coaster Jun. 29, 2004
6733398 Amusement device May. 11, 2004
6443847 Recreational apparatus Sep. 3, 2002
6315672 Free flight installation to artificial production of levitating wind Nov. 13, 2001
6210285 Beach sling-jump amusement device Apr. 3, 2001
6139439 Means for linearizing an open air flow Oct. 31, 2000
6126550 Method and apparatus for a tilting free-fall amusement ride Oct. 3, 2000
6083110 Vertical wind tunnel training device Jul. 4, 2000
6083111 Method and apparatus for a tilting free-fall and accelerating amusement ride Jul. 4, 2000
6001022 Amusement facility Dec. 14, 1999
5964666 Falling amusement ride Oct. 12, 1999
5753811 Aerodynamic tunnel particularly suited for entertainment purposes May. 19, 1998
5704841 Device for accelerating and decelerating objects Jan. 6, 1998
5632686 Pneumatic device for accelerating and decelerating objects May. 27, 1997
5628690 Amusement ride with at least one longitudinal guide with a passenger vehicle capable of changes in height May. 13, 1997
5597358 Free fall system Jan. 28, 1997
5593352 Mobile ground level skydiving apparatus Jan. 14, 1997
5427576 Bungy jumping tower Jun. 27, 1995
5421783 Human slingshot machine Jun. 6, 1995
5417615 Air driven amusement ride May. 23, 1995
5391115 Low gravity jumping apparatus Feb. 21, 1995
4373289 Toy trap door mechanism Feb. 15, 1983











 
 
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