X-Plane 10 ThunderBird 2 (2070 AD) Version. Thunderbird 2 is a heavy-duty transporter aircraft depicted in the 1960s television series Thunderbirds and the 2004 movie. Thunderbird 2 is designed to carry specialised rescue vehicles and equipment to disaster sites in one of six interchangeable pods. She is capable of Mach 5+ at high altitude plus orbital and interplanetary travel. Thunderbird 2 is also a great amphibian as amphibian landings and takeoffs are both authorised! ILS CAT III landings are again authorised. Important: please read the included documentation for special pilot's notes for vertical takeoffs and other features. By Billy Bargagliotti.