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Ride for Thrill Seekers

Published February 10, 2005 12:01 am

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IN LAS VEGAS, Janos Lakatos, of Interactive Rides Inc., watches as a Sikorsky S-64E helicopter flies off Wednesday after dropping off a piece of a new thrill ride called "Insanity," on the observation deck atop the Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower. Insanity was designed and manufactured by Logan-based Interactive Rides. At right, workers struggle

to secure a load hanging from the helicopter. The ride, which will dangle thrill seekers

off the side of the 109 story tower, is slated

to open in early March.

ONE OF FIVE STAND ALONE PHOTOS- Janos Lakatos of Interactive Rides, watches as a Sikorsky S-64E helicopter flies off after leaving the fourth and final load Wednesday, Feb., 9, 2005 atop the 109 story tower of the Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower in Las Vegas. Workers installed the four main pieces of a new thrill ride called "Insanity," on the observation deck of the tower. The

ride, which will dangle thrill-seekers off the side of the tower, is slated tol open in early March.

 

 


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