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Thunderbird Two
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Published: September 21, 2008
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Thunderbird Two is the large, main rescue rocket plane used by International Rescue.

It is capable of 5,000 mph (Mach 7.6) and can land vertically using thrusters. It is adaptable in use by means of Mission Pods housed within the main fuselage, and different pods can be quickly put in place before the mission begins.

Thunderbird Two is piloted by Virgil Tracy and launched on a landing strip within Tracy Island with the trees folding down to clear it's wings.

All the Thunderbirds were designed by Brains, the technical genius behind International Rescue.

The series was designed by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and first broadcast in the UK in 1966.
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deviantART-dogHobbyist General Artist
One of my favorite shows (When I was young ;) Great artwork and thanks for sharing!
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Ah Thunderbird 2. Perhaps the greatest fictional aircraft of all time.
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How about TB2 in UPS or Fedex colors?
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Rockyrailroad578Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful aircraft!
springheel's avatar
Was and still is my favorite Thunderbird.I adored T.2 as a kid and now, entering ancianity, I still do.
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IDW01Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool - looks like classic aviation book art.
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sangatalandHobbyist Digital Artist
Great job!!
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ChrisofedfProfessional Filmographer
Very nice profile of her, shes a good plane :)
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DrOfDemonologyProfessional Writer
Thunderbirds are GO :D
arenafighter's avatar
Very Cool! if You're Interested, there's a Fan Film Based on Thunderbirds on Youtube! type in Fan Film 2010 to see it!
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Riderboy1Student Writer
I saw that! Guess Starring Shane Rimmer AKA Scott Tracy!
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I will take a look :)
arenafighter's avatar
Thanks. it may be Live action,But it captures the feel of the Show.
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ChrisofedfProfessional Filmographer
Cheers for the plug :)
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plumpener Photographer
Ha Love it! Instant Fav! :)
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I grew up watching the Thunderbirds and always wanted to be Virgil flying Thunderbird 2.
Very cool :)
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Me too! (Except it was Thunderbird 3 lol! )
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