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This is a list of the missions Virgil took part in.

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Trapped in the SkyEdit

After arriving at London International Airport in Thunderbird 2, Virgil Tracy takes the Elevator Cars onto the runway so that the Fireflash can land with its landing gear up.

The Fireflash makes its approach to London International Airport, but one of the radio-controlled Elevator Cars suddenly develops a fault and the landing has to be aborted at the last second. With a replacement car in position, the Fireflash makes a second approach and lands on the Elevator Cars without detonating the bomb, but when Virgil applies maximum brakes his master control vehicle goes out of control and crashes, leaving Virgil dazed, upside-down but unhurt.

Pit of PerilEdit

Virgil is lowered into the pit that the Sidewinder has fallen into, to place explosive changes, so that it can be dragged out the pit by the Recovery Vehicles.

City of FireEdit

Cutting EquipmentEdit

During an experiment Scott and Virgil test some new cutting equipment filled with Oxyhydnatie Gas development by Brains, however during the test Scott and Virgil pass out.

Thompson Tower FireEdit

Virgil races to the scene of the Thompson Tower fire, in spite of having only just recovered from the side-effects of the experiments with the new cutting equipment fuelled by Oxyhydnite gas. As he arrives in Thunderbird 2, With the Firefly and the Mole in Pod 3. The Tower collapses, raising doubts as to how long it will be before the ceiling of the underground corridor caves in. After clearing a path with the Firefly, he joins Scott Tracy in the Mole and they tunnel into the corridor system half a mile from the trapped family. They manage to rescue the Carters just as the corridor caves in.

Sun ProbeEdit

When the Sun Probe rocket is unable to pull away from the Sun, Brains realizes that a powerful radio beam is needed to fire the Probe's retros. Jeff Tracy then decides to mount a two-pronged rescue. Virgil flies Thunderbird 2 to Mount Arkan so that beams from the powerful mobile transmitter will have a better chance of reaching the Sun Probe from high up the mountain. He is accompanied on the mission by Brains who has unfortunately packed his prototype robot (Braman) by mistake, instead of the mobile computer.

The UninvitedEdit

Scott has been shot down in the Sahara Desert by three unidentified fighter planes, he is found by two explorers who radio International Rescue. Virgil, Brains and Tin-Tin soon arrive in Thunderbird 2.

Pyramid InvestigationEdit

Investigating Scott's disappearance (for a second time) , Virgil and Gordon arrive near the Pyramid in Thunderbird 2. Scott radios Virgil to warn him to get clear as the lost pyramid of Khamandides finally explodes in a huge fireball.

The Mighty AtomEdit

Virgil takes Thunderbird 4 to the sea intake of the Saharan Desert atomic irrigation plant, after the Hood had started a fire that was out of control.

Vault of DeathEdit

Virgil takes Alan Tracy to London aboard Thunderbird 2, when Lambert is trapped inside the Vault. They use Hover bikes to travel through the Disused London underground to reach the bank.

Operation Crash DiveEdit

Virgil flew Thunderbird 2 when it was needed to airlift Thunderbird 4, to west coast of Ireland. After a short search, Gordon found Fireflash 4 on the sea bed. he cut the engines off the plane allowing it to float to the surface. The crew were rescued by using the Rescue cage stowed in the equipment deck on Thunderbird 2.

Also in Operation Crash Dive, Virgil flies Thunderbird 2 close below Fireflash 5, allowing Gordon to ascend into the fuselage / landing gear by an air-to-air unit to try and figure out the cause of the problems when he finds a Saboteur has disconnected the EPU. The saboteur isn't listening to reason, so Gordon has no choice but to shoot him. He falls out the open hatch and into the ocean. Gordon manages to connect the EPU at the last second when Fireflash is about to crash-dive into the ocean.

Move - and You're DeadEdit

In Thunderbird 2, Virgil and Tin-Tin Kyrano ferry Alan to the Parola Sands Raceway, where he is to take part in a race to test a new engine designed by Brains and fitted into a BR2 Racing Car.

Mission to save Alan and Grandma TracyEdit

Virgil arrives in Thunderbird 2 with Pod One, containing the Neutralizer Tractor and the sonic wave generator. Brains moves the Neutraliser within range of the bomb, to enable Virgil to manoeuvre a Jet-Air Transporter on to the bridge underneath Alan and Grandma.

Alan falls from the girder, but is caught on a cushion of air emitted by a powerful jet engine on the back of the transporter. Grandma jumps from the bridge and also lands safely on the cushion of air. They escape from the bridge just as the bomb explodes.

Martian InvasionEdit

Virgil flies Thunderbird 2 to the Nevada desert, were two actors are trapped in a cave that is quickly filling with water. The Hood had fixed the charges, which causes a giant explosion, so that he can film the craft of International Rescue when they arrive.

The ExcavatorEdit

Pod 5 is needed to carry the Excavator to the danger zone, Virgil clears a path to the cave with the rock crushing machine, then bores a hole for the trapped men to be flushed out through.

Chase To Stop The HoodEdit

The Hood makes his getaway in his Jeep. Scott, having trouble stopping him, calls for Virgil's help. Thunderbird 2 creates a landslide with its overhead missile launcher, but the Hood still manage to escape, (on foot) into the trees.

Virgil lands Thunderbird 2 near the wood, so that he can follow on the Hoverbike, but the Hood gives Virgil the slip by stealing an aircraft.

Brink of DisasterEdit

Virgil arrives at the danger zone and lowers the magnetic grabs from Thunderbird 2 to remove the monotrain car to safety just as the bridge collapse.

The Perils of PenelopeEdit

Virgil, Gordon and Alan arrive in Anderbad in Thunderbird 2, meting up with Parker in FAB 1. Realizing that Lady Penelope has gone missing, Virgil and Gordon set off into the tunnel on the Monobrake. As the Anderbad Express approaches, the brothers discover Godber's hideout. A gunfight ensues, but the control panel in the sub-station is destroyed and the train cannot be stopped. Virgil shoots the rope which holds Penelope in place and she falls out of the path of the train as it comes hurtling through the tunnel.

Terror in New York CityEdit

Oil Well FireEdit

International Rescue are called when an oil well burns out of control. Scott oversees the operation from the nearby gantry, while Virgil in the Firefly fires a charge into the base of the fire to extinguish the flames.

Shot Down in FlamesEdit

On the way back to Tracy Island, Virgil comes under attack by the U.S. Navy, putting Thunderbird 2 out of action for several weeks. While repairs are being undertaken, two reporters are trapped beneath the ruins of the Empire State Building. Rescuing them would normally be no trouble with Thunderbird 2's equipment, but more unorthodox methods must be used instead.

Emergency LandingEdit

Vigil in Thunderbird 2 is attacked by missiles launched from the U.S.N. Sentinel. The giant craft is badly hit and narrowly avoids crashing into the sea. Virgil pilots the stricken Thunderbird to a crash-landing on Tracy Island. He is not badly hurt but Thunderbird 2 will be out of action for weeks.

The Moving of the Empire State BuildingEdit

An injured Virgil watches the moving of the Empire State Building from his bedroom, with Gordon for company.

End of the RoadEdit

Virgil and Alan fly off to South-East Asia to save Eddie Houseman when he is trapped inside the Gray & Houseman Explosives Truck on the edge of the mountain side.

Main article: The Rescue of Eddie Houseman

Day of DisasterEdit

Edge of ImpactEdit

Desperate IntruderEdit

Virgil takes Brains and Tin-Tin to Lake Anasta in Thunderbird 2, equipped with pod 5, carrying the Field Mission Half-Track pulling two caravans.

To the RescueEdit

Jeff is worried that the team have not called in and dispatches Thunderbird 1 and 2 to the scene. The Hood watches the arrival of the craft from his submarine.

Brains is TrappedEdit

Scott reports that the Automatic Camera Detector in Thunderbird 1 has been activated and Brains realizes that they all walked into a trap.

That night Brains makes a second dive into the Lake, discovering treasure stored in one of the Temple's pillars. He trips over an alarm set by the Hood and following a series of wires along the lake bed, soon runs into The Hood, who hypnotizes him once again.

The Hood blows up the temple to try and reveal the hidden treasure, but traps Brains beneath one of the columns in the process. Virgil opens pod 4 and sends Gordon in Thunderbird 4 down to is rescue.

30 Minutes after NoonEdit

Virgil and Alan go down in the Dicetylene Cage, to rescue Tom Prescott who is trapped at the bottom of the lift shaft, in the burning Hudson Building.

The Plutonium StoreEdit

Virgil and Scott arrive at the Plutonium Store and using the Laser Cutter Vehicle, they burn their way through the series of locked security doors, penetrating the main storage area. While Virgil frees Southern from the Robot's grip, Scott loads the three explosive bracelets on to Thunderbird 1 and dumps them in the sea as they detonate with seconds to spare.

The ImpostorsEdit

Virgil took no part in the rescue.

The Man from MI.5Edit

Vergil takes Gordon and Thunderbird 2 to the French Riviera to hunt for the Mini-Sub.

Cry WolfEdit

Tracy Island gets a visit from Bob Williams and Tony Williams

Mission to Rescue the BoysEdit

Bob and Tony have been trapped in the old tin mine, by the Hood. Jeff realizes the boys are not crying wolf and that their call for help was genuine. Virgil and Alan race to Charity Springs in Thunderbird 2.

When Thunderbird 2 arrives at he old mine, Alan and Virgil lower themselves on ropes into the mine shaft. They rescue Tony and Bob as the mine crumbles around them.

Danger at Ocean DeepEdit

Crew Rescue from Ocean Pioneer IIEdit

Thunderbirds 1 and Thunderbird 2 are launched, the three man crew of Ocean Pioneer are trapped inside with the ship.

Virgil and John arrive in Thunderbird 2 and John is lowered on to the deck. Scott cuts through the sealed Bridge door and the brothers rescue the crewmen, ferrying them away in Thunderbird 2.

The Duchess AssignmentEdit

In The Duchess Assignment, Virgil is needed to take The Mole to a Country House, to help in the rescue of the Duchess of Royston who has been kidnapped and left in the burning building.

Attack of the Alligators!Edit

Communication RepairEdit

After all communications are lost with Thunderbird 5, Virgil takes Alan in Thunderbird 2 to the Communications Mast on Mateo Island, to carry out repairs.

Alligator Attack!Edit

Virgil takes Alan and Gordon to the danger zone when giant alligators attack a house, with people trapped in side.

The Cham-ChamEdit

Virgil and Alan Tracy have set out for Paradise Peaks Hotel in Thunderbird 2, just in case Lady Penelope and Tin-Tin need help. This is fortuitous, as Olsen cuts the lines on their cable car as they leave the hotel. The car hurtles down the mountainside with Thunderbird 2 in hot pursuit.

Security HazardEdit

Virgil shows Chip Morrison Thunderbird 2 and then tell him how the craft was instrumental in the rescue of Eddie Houseman in End Of The Road, trapped in his Explosives Truck and balanced precariously on a mountain ledge.

Atlantic InfernoEdit

Path of DestructionEdit

When the Crablogger goes on a path of destruction, Brains is taken on a mission to stop it, before it crashes into the San Martino Dam

Main article: Crablogger on a Path of Destruction

Alias Mr. HackenbackerEdit

Lord Parker's 'OlidayEdit


Give or Take a MillionEdit

Thunderbirds Are Go (Film)Edit

Thunderbird 6 (Film)Edit

The Abominable SnowmanEdit

Meddings Uranium FactoryEdit

The Meddings Uranium Factory is being destroyed by a devastating fire caused by the Hood. The plant continues to explode until Virgil arrives at the danger zone in Thunderbird 2 and drops three fire extinguishing capsules into the blaze, saving the factory from total destruction.

Finding PenelopeEdit

Flying to the Himalayas in Thunderbird 2, Virgil joined Scott in the rescue of Lady Penelope. He approached the icecave but he was warned by Scott to stay away as the cave was about to explode.

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