Tagged: wing coaster

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Toverland Planning Fenix Wing Coaster for 2018

Toverland in the Netherlands announced this week major plans for its 2018 season including a wing coaster, large boat ride, a new area and more. The theme park’s 2018 additions center around a new area of the park, Avalon. The...

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Our Thoughts on Thunderbird at Holiday World

Last month, five members of the Coaster101 team met (for the first time in person!) at Holiday World for CoasterBuzz’s “Fall Affair” event which gave us extended ride time (ERT) on the park’s new Bolliger & Mabillard launched wing coaster, Thunderbird —...

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Thunderbird Wing Coaster Takes Inaugural Launch

Holiday World shared an exciting moment yesterday of the park’s Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) wing coaster, Thunderbird, taking its first launch. The 0-62 mph, 3.5-second launch is B&M’s first in-house launch system. The Incredible Hulk’s (Islands of Adventure) launch system was...

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Thunderbird Track Completed at Holiday World

Holiday World’s new-for-2015 Thunderbird wing coaster is complete. Yesterday, the final piece of the 3,035-foot-long track was put into place. “Thunderbird track piece #77, ready to fly,” the park revealed in a Facebook post. The piece placed appears to be...

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Thunderbird Continues to Hatch at Holiday World

The off season has begun, but luckily parks like Holiday World are keeping us in the coaster spirit by sharing amazing photographs of their new-for-2015 coasters under construction. Holiday World’s Thunderbird — B&M’s first launched wing coaster — is already well...

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Thunderbird’s Vertical Loop Completed

Holiday World’s Thunderbird wing coaster continues to grow with each passing day. Last week, the B&M wing coaster’s highest point, the Immelmann inversion, was completed. And now, it’s the vertical loop’s turn. The 11-ton section of the vertical loop prepares...

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Holiday World’s Thunderbird Topped Off

Construction crews at Holiday World are wasting no time in erecting the Bolliger & Mabillard launched wing coaster. A few days ago, crews hoisted the top piece of the coaster’s Immelmann inversion into place. The pinnacle moment was also captured...

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Thunderbird Track Arrives at Holiday World

Is it 2015 yet? As coaster enthusiasts anxiously await other parks to announce their 2015 plans, track for Holiday World’s recently announced Thunderbird launched wing coaster is already arriving at the park. The park tweeted the arrival of the first sections...