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Amusement Park Gaint Wheel Rotational Direction  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Posted (8 years 7 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 727 times:


Whats the correct direction of Rotation for these wheels & Why.
Is it Fwd Down for the person seated in front or Forward up.
regds
MEL


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User currently offlineFlyAUA From Austria, joined May 2005, 4604 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 718 times:

See remark in Fork Shape thread  Wink


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User currently offlineWillo From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 718 times:

The couple of times I have been on fairground wheels they have gone part ride one way and then changed direction.

One wheel that does go in only one direction is the London Eye. Looking at it front on, i.e. from across the Thames, it travels in a clockwise direction. Due to it slow rotation, and as you don't actually sit down and can walk about in the capsule, the motion is barely perceptible.

By the way, this isn't a variation on the Friday stupid thread is it?


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