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Flying Fox / Seilrutschen Transportgerät

Flying Fox
Flying Fox

A simple tool for passenger transport on a ropeway system. By inventing a new mechanisms for a transportation device. Flying Fox upgrades an essential but perilous means of transport like the Columbian „Los Cables“ on a much more reliable basic.
The mechanism enables to break and regulate speed for a safe travel downhill. The uphill transport is manual via a crank-handle and works on a zip-way with a gradient under 20 percent. The use of the tool requires a 11-16 mm steel or static ropeway system and a standard climbing harness.


Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst
Aarau, Switzerland


Veronika Gombert

Veronika Gombert
Basel, Switzerland