Diving Machine G5

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Diving Machine G5
Diving Machine G5 2.jpg
Janfusun Fancyworld
LocationJanfusun Fancyworld
Coordinates23°37′05″N 120°34′38″E / 23.61806°N 120.57722°E / 23.61806; 120.57722Coordinates: 23°37′05″N 120°34′38″E / 23.61806°N 120.57722°E / 23.61806; 120.57722
StatusOperating
Opening dateMarch 29, 2000
General statistics
TypeSteel – Dive Coaster
ManufacturerBolliger & Mabillard
DesignerWerner Stengel
ModelDive Coaster
Lift/launch systemChain lift hill
Drop179 ft (55 m)
Length1,250 ft (380 m)
Speed68.3 mph (109.9 km/h)
Inversions0
Max vertical angle87.5°
G-force5
Diving Machine G5 at RCDB
Pictures of Diving Machine G5 at RCDB

Diving Machine G5 (ダイビングマシンG5) is a steel dive coaster located at Janfusun Fancyworld in Gukeng, Yunlin, Taiwan.

Shot of the ride

It is the Second Drop Coaster to be built ever and the first and only to be built in Taiwan. It was built in March 29, 2000 and was Manufactured by Bolliger and Mabillard.

It is a mirror image of Oblivion at Alton Towers in 1998.

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The ride slowly creeps up the lift hill to 65ft (20 m). the ride-shuttle-cars turn a almost 180-degree turn towards a holding brake. The ride-car hangs over the edge for 7 seconds or shorter. and shoots down 180ft downwards. and instantly comes back up at a 45 degree angle and goes into a small banked curve upwards and downwards into a slight incline into a brake run.

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