Wild Eagle
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Photos: Wild Eagle winged coaster at Dollywood

Wild Eagle
Wild Eagle will be the first winged coaster in the U.S. when the ride debuts at Dollywood in 2012. (Dollywood)
Concept art
Concept art depicting the planned 3,100-foot-long Wild Eagle winged coaster at Dollywood. (Dollywood)
Computer rendering
This computer rendering shows where the Wild Eagle coaster at Dollywood will climb to a 210-foot-high peak offering picturesque views of the Smoky Mountains. (Dollywood)
Track layout
The elements to be featured in the Wild Eagle coaster at Dollywood. (Dollywood)
Topographical map
A topographical map shows the track layout of the Wild Eagle coaster at Dollywood. (Dollywood)
Wild Eagle
Concept video of Wild Eagle navigating a loop at Dollywood. (Dollywood)
Wild Eagle
Concept video of Wild Eagle exiting a loop at Dollywood. (Dollywood)
Raptor
The Wild Eagle at Dollywood would be the second coaster of its kind in the world, after Gardaland’s Raptor (depicted here), which made its debut in 2011. (Gardaland)
Raptor
With three inversions on a 2,500-foot-long track, Raptor at Italy’s Gardaland is the world’s first winged coaster.  (Gardaland)
X-Flight
A winged coaster similar to Dollywood’s planned Wild Eagle, X-Flight is scheduled to open next spring at Six Flags Great America outside Chicago.  (SIx Flags)
Swarm
Concept art of Swarm, a winged coaster scheduled to open next spring at Britain’s Thorpe Park. (Thorpe Park)
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