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Canon EOS 350D, Canon lens 22mm, 1/13 sec, F/3,5, ISO-1600
As Is Photo made August 14, 2009
The Star Flyer by night, an attraction at the Fair in Hoorn, The Netherlands, Europe

About the StarFlyer
The StarFlyer is the newest sensation in the world of Tower rides. It is a unique attraction that appeals to both young and old, the adventurous and not so adventurous. While most tower attractions seem to fizzle out after time the StarFlyer keeps the excitement going.

No other family attraction combines safety and thrills like the StarFlyer.

To ride, guests are seated in a double seat next to their friend or partner, the seat is deep walled and fitted with double seat belts that include an ‘in between the leg harness’ that can only be unlocked by the operator.

The motion of the StarFlyer is similar to the ChairFlyer type of ride that has been around for decades, except with one difference – Altitude.

The StarFlyer spins like a normal Chainflyer but also races up to a height of 70 metres as it is spinning! Then the customers are treated to a series of ups and downs as they spin backwards and forwards. A truly exhilarating experience.
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night, sky, flying, carnival, fair, round, drive, attraction, netherlands, hoorn, starflyer, kermis

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Comments

  • ienemien
    ienemienalmost 5 years ago

    Ohhhh, This is Amazing…What a GREAT shot… Beautiful colors!! I like it :-)) kissies from your sissy…Ienemientje

  • Ja lieve Ienemien dit is echt wel geweldig om te zien, zo blij dat ze gelukt zijn!!!
    Kusje je Zusje ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 5 years ago

    This is very well captured, excellent work, xx

  • Thanks Ann, for the super comment, glad you like it!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • billfox256
    billfox256almost 5 years ago

    I bet you could get some real interesting photos while riding in one of these cars. Terrific!!!!, Bill

  • Thanks Bill, I bet you are right ….. but no way I go in it for a ride, my eyes would be closed so no photos… LOL!!!
    Wish you a great day, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot Jokus!!

  • Thanks Marvin for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • down23
    down23almost 5 years ago

    Very cool capture Joke! Well done! =)

  • Thanks Robbi, yeah this is so cool, I’m very happy with the results!!!
    Warm Hugs, Joke ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Kat36
    Kat36almost 5 years ago

    This looks great, although you wouldn’t get me on it!! lol

  • Hi Kat, Yeah this is super and just for looking and no ride for me … LOL
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...almost 5 years ago

    What een mooie image. Great compo and fantastic night shot. Love it.

  • Thanks Esther for the great comment and Fav … so glad you enjoy!!!
    Happy Weekend, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Svetlana Sewell
    Svetlana Sewellalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent!

  • Hello Svetlana, Thanks for the kind comment, glad ypu enjoy my work!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;-)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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