This feature gives extended periods of negative G's, and is found on shuttle coasters with vertical drops.
Rides that are powered up and then freefall straight down. Are they coasters? That's a matter of some disagreement as some say the 400-plus foot Superman attraction at Six Flags Magic Mountain is either the world's tallest roller coaster or a very tall freefall attraction.
The act of falling from a high altitude towards the ground. Because of the atmosphere of the Earth, the fall speed will build up an air cushion on which the skydivers are soaring. The freefall is the true essence of skydiving, because quite contrary to what you may think, it doesn't feel like falling at all. It's more like actually flying with your body, kind of like Superman.
the part of a skydive between jumping out of the plane and opening your parachute.
The time between leaving the aircraft and deploying a parachute.
The Freefall (also known as 1'st Generation Freefall) is an amusement ride invented by the Swiss company, Intamin AG. The Freefall was a common ride at major amusement parks until 1995 when the Drop Tower was invented by the same company. Slowly, Freefalls have been disappearing from the midways due to the ride becoming obsolete.