Theme Park Insider takes a look at Thunderbird, a roller coaster at Holiday World. It's not yet open to the public.
Written by Robert Niles
The nation's first launched wing coaster, this $22 million Bolliger & Mabillard coaster will open in April 2015.
TRACK LENGTH: 3,035 feet
RIDE HEIGHT: 140 feet at Immelmann loop’s peak
RIDE ELEMENTS: From start to finish:
SPEED: Thunderbird’s top speed is 60 miles per hour
RIDE TIME: 1 minute, 18 seconds (station to station)
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