Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dollywood announces “Wild Eagle” B&M Wing-Rider for 2012

Posted on September 4, 2011 in News by


Today Dollywood announced their new for 2012 addition, WILD EAGLE!  As rumors have long indicated, Wild Eagle will be a Bolliger & Mabillard Wing-Rider coaster in the Wilderness Pass area of the park.  The stats:

  • 210 foot lift hill
  • 130 foot drop
  • Top speed of approximately 61 mph
  • 4 Inversions: Loop, Zero-G Roll, Immelmann, Wing Over
  • 3,127 feet of track

An excerpt form the park’s press release:

Experiencing the freedom...

Windseeker and Dinosaurs Alive! to invade Cedar Fair parks

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Invasion of the Windseekers continue with Kings Dominion announcing a Windseeker for 2012.  The announcement comes just weeks after Carowinds announced they will be adding a Windseeker to their 2012 line-up.  Kings Dominion appears to be an identical version of the Mondial model standing at 301 feet, 32 carriages of 2 passenger seats, and the elaborate lighting/audio package.  Kings Dominion brings...

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announces “Superman: Ultimate Flight” for 2012

Posted on September 1, 2011 in News by

This morning, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Northern California’s #1 theme park, announced it will be replacing Tony Hawk’s Big Spin with a new, first-of-its-kind creation: Superman: Ultimate Flight. This truly unique coaster will tower at 150 feet as well as what are sure to be some very exciting elements! From the Press Release:

The familiar refrain, “It’s a bird, it’s a...

Six Flags Great America announces “X-Flight” for 2012

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The biggest and most anticipated announcement from Six Flags this morning comes as news for Six Flags Great America. Next year the park will add a Bolliger & Mabillard coaster, called X-Flight. Press Release:

Gurnee, Ill.  (September 1, 2011)  – Get ready to take flight!  Six Flags Great America announces plans to add a state-of-the-art roller coaster for the 2012 season.  X-Flight...