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Wild Eagle rollercoaster

Dollywood has released two teaser videos that feature partial animations of the new Wild Eagle rollercoaster's circuit, ahead of the ride's debut in spring 2012.

The park will release a full video render of the ride's course during the next 48 hours. The short clips released so far offer a glimpse of the ride experience on Wild Eagle, which will be the first Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider coaster to open in the US. The ride is designed to emulate the experience of soaring through the skies like a bald eagle.

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 traverse 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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