Mega Drop - Mississippi State Fair - Jackson Ms

http://www.wecapturethemoment.com/ - The Mega Drop is a type of amusement ride incorporating a central structure or tower. Drop towers vary in height, passenger capacity, lift type, and brake type. Many are custom-made, although there are some mass-produced designs. Riders experience free-fall initially, followed by rapid heavy deceleration. With most drop towers, a gondola carrying riders is lifted to the top of a large vertical structure, then released to free-fall down the tower. Brakes activate to slow the gondola as it approaches the bottom of the ride. Some designs expand on this concept with features such as rotating gondolas, or several bounces before coming to rest. Most drop towers require child riders to exceed a minimum height; limits vary widely depending upon the nature of the tower, with a 30-foot (9 m) tower for smaller children from 37 inches (95 cm) tall and a 115-foot (35 m) tower having a 51-inch (130 cm) restriction. Certain drop towers propel the gondola down as they fall, accelerating the gondola faster than the riders, and leading to riders being lifted out of their seats. As of July 2014, the longest drop is at Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom at Six Flags Great Adventure, at 415 feet (126 m) A drop tower type of ride is distinct from an observation tower ride; the latter acts more like a traditional elevator, gently lifting riders up to its maximum height before lowering them gently as well. Thank You for Watching My Video! Please consider Giving it a thumbs up, sharing it, leaving a comment, and subscribing... Join Us On YouTube Here: https://www.youtube.com/user/YouEnjoyWeCapture Join Us On Facebook Here: https://www.facebook.com/WeCaptureYourMoments/

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