Thursday, February 20, 2014

Falcon's Fury: By The Numbers

It's coming! It's finally coming and you can now see it from the Tampa skyline! If you are as excited as I am, you have to watch the video below to find out all the nitty-gritty details about Falcon's Fury.

 

Falcon's Fury Stats
Height: 335 Feet (Will be North America's tallest drop tower ride at time of launch)
# of Seats: 32 (8 groups of 4)
Tilt: Seats tilt 90 degrees before drop (As close as you can get to sky diving without jumping out of an airplane)
Random Hold: Your wait to drop from the top will be anywhere between 1 second to 5 seconds
View: On a clear day you may be able to see Miami, Atlanta, or even Tampa Bay beaches
Tube Segments: 9
Bolts: Over 6,000
Machine House: 107 tons
Motors: 4 @ total of 1,000 horsepower
Support Steel Beams: From 75 to 205 feet under ground
Ladder To The Top: 365 Steps (Trip takes 35 minutes)
Power Cables: 18,000 lbs
Opening Date: May 1, 2014



Sunday, February 9, 2014

Aerial Views of Downtown Tampa

It just goes to show the amazing things we can do with technology these days, but I just had to show these amazing aerial shots of downtown Tampa that were shot by RightHandFilms.com. They were all done using a quadcopter. Looking forward to seeing more!

 
Downtown Tampa // Quadcopter from Ben Bradley on Vimeo.