Six Flags Great America (outside Chicago)
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Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012

X-Flight by Bolliger & Mabillard will feature barrel rolls and high-speed drops with seats that straddle the 3,000-foot-long track. (Six Flags)
Billed as the only wing coaster in the United States, X-Flight will likely need a new marketing campaign as Dollywood is expected to open Wild Eagle in March 2012, several weeks before Six Flags Great America debuts its wing coaster. (Six Flags)
The Superman: Ultimate Flight launch coaster will rocket riders at 60 miles per hour through a towering 150-foot-high inversion and a pair of vertical twists. (Six Flags)
Superman: Ultimate Flight: Riders will be launched be launched skyward on the uniquely designed vertical coaster before spinning through a series of vertical twists. (Six Flags)
The Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom drop tower will be attached to both sides of the park’s 415-foot-tall Superman: Escape from Krypton coaster tower. (Six Flags)
Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom: The new thrill ride will rank as the world’s tallest (400 feet) and fastest (85 mph) drop tower. (Six Flags)
The logo for the Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain. (Six Flags)
Both parks will install Sky Screamer swing towers for 2012. Six Flags built Sky Screamers of varying heights at Six Flags St. Louis (236 feet) and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (150 feet) in 2011. (Six Flags)
Both parks will install Sky Screamer swing towers for 2012, with Fiesta Texas adding a 200-foot-tall ride and Great Adventure a 150-foot-tall one. (Six Flags)
The 100-foot-tall Apocalypse stand-up coaster will travel at 55 mph through a loop and a corkscrew along a 2,900-foot-long track. (Six Flags)
Apocalypse: The 1990 Bolliger & Mabillard coaster, formerly known as Iron Wolf, will be relocated from Six Flags Great America near Chicago. (Six Flags)
The 192-foot-tall Goliath inverted boomerang coaster will travel forward and backward at 65 mph through a cobra roll and a loop along a 1,200-foot-long track. (Six Flags)
Goliath: The 2001 Vekoma coaster, formerly known as Deja Vu, will be relocated from Six Flags Magic Mountain near Los Angeles. (Six Flags)
Both parks will add a Bonzai Pipeline looping water slide to their respective Hurricane Harbor water parks. (Six Flags)
The Bonzai Pipeline looping water slide features an enclosed capsule with a trap door that drops riders into a 40 mph free fall. (Six Flags)
The Nordic-themed Alpine Freefalls water slide complex will be added to the Great Escape’s Splashwater Kingdom water park. (Six Flags)
A 45th anniversary tribute show will join the park’s entertainment lineup. (Six Flags)
Each of these parks -- Six Flags Over Texas (Dallas/Ft. Worth), Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio), Six Flags Mexico (Mexico City) and La Ronde (Montreal) -- will add a still-undisclosed ride, attraction or show in 2012.  (Six Flags)