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Thunderbird 3 2004 version

Thunderbird 3 is the red spacecraft used by International Rescue in Thunderbirds. It is usually piloted by Gordon Tracy, although it can also be piloted by Jeff.

Technical DataEdit

  • Armaments: none
  • Crew: up to 5
  • Engines: 3 main engines (1 in each buttress); 3 secondary engines (located in central fuselage); 9 retro-rockets (located on buttresses); 10 attitude-control rockets
  • Launch thrust: 1.8 million kg (4 million pounds)
  • Length: 85 metres (279 feet)
  • Power source: Hackenbacker series 3000 fusion reactor
  • Range: unlimited
  • Weight: 372 tonnes
  • Width across buttresses: 22 metres (72 feet)
  • Width of fuselage: 7 metres (25 feet)
  • Maximum speed: 5,000 mph