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Dollywood releases second behind-the-scenes video for Wild Eagle rollercoaster

Wild Eagle rollercoaster

Dollywood has released a second video featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the construction of Wild Eagle, the park's new rollercoaster for the 2012 season.

The video, embedded below, includes shots of the ride's steel track being put into place. Wild Eagle is expected to be the first Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider coaster to open in the US, and is likely to debut a few weeks or months ahead of X-Flight at Six Flags Great America.

Riders on Wild Eagle will be suspended on either side of the track in a "winged" formation, hitting a top speed of 61 miles per hour as they soar through its 3,127-feet-long course. Four inversions will be included in Wild Eagle's circuit, including a giant loop, a "zero-G" roll and a giant flat spin. The ride will hit its top speed at the foot of the first drop, which will stand at 135-feet-tall.

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