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i360 pod reaches max height
The British Airways i360 observation pod has reached its maximum height of 138m for the first time, as testing and commissioning continue towards the attraction’s opening this summer. Picture from British Airways i360 team.
Technicians could be seen on the crow’s nests, temporarily installed on the top of the pod, carrying out checks on the cladding and the busbar trunking behind it, which enables electrical current to be distributed up the tower and into the pod. Further tests were being carried out inside the pod, at the top of the tower, on the counterweight inside the tower, in the control room and in the machine room.
Pod test movements began earlier in June and this week progressed to 30m, before the pod reached its full height on the 162m tower.
David Marks of Marks Barfield Architects, which conceived and designed British Airways i360 and the London Eye, said: “Today the team reached a major milestone with the pod reaching its maximum height for the first time. Testing and commissioning will continue for a few more weeks.”
British Airways i360 will be the world’s tallest moving observation tower when it opens on Brighton beach this summer, offering 360-degree views of Brighton and Hove, the Sussex coast and the English Channel.
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