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1. (WO1998015331) POWERED RIDE APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/015331    International Application No.:    PCT/NZ1997/000131
Publication Date: Apr 16, 1998 International Filing Date: Oct 6, 1997
IPC: A63G 9/00
B64C 39/02
Applicants: HARRAP, Neil, Horace
Inventors: HARRAP, Neil, Horace
Title: POWERED RIDE APPARATUS
Abstract:
A powered ride apparatus for swinging a rider attached to a craft through the air for excitement, comprises a support means such as a cable extending between at least two anchor points positioned substantially opposite each other at a height above the ground, and a swing cable suspended from the support means, and a craft adapted to carry a rider during a ride, attached to the lower end of the swing cable and comprising an on-board propulsion system comprising a motor driving a propeller and a steering system operable by the rider during the ride, enabling the rider to steer the craft during the ride as the craft swings on the swing cable.