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Thunderbird may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ...

  • Thunderbird (mythology), a mythical creature common to Native American religion and is probably the genesis of the other uses of the word

Depiction of a Thunderbird on a Totem Pole The mythological Thunderbird is a mythical creature common to Indigenous spirituality in North America . ...

Zoology

  • Phorusrhacidae, an extinct family of giant predatory flightless birds of South and Central America
  • Dromornithidae, an extinct family of giant flightless Australian birds
  • Thunderbird (cryptozoology), in cryptozoology, a rumored large flying birdlike creature of the Americas, allegedly the source of the mythical bird.

Synonyms Phororhacosidae Ameghino, 1889 Phororhacidae Lydekker, 1893 Brontornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891 Darwinornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891 Stereornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891 Patagornithidae Mercerat, 1897 Devincenziidae Kraglievich, 1932 Mesembriorniidae Kraglievich, 1932 Phorusrhacidae Brodkorb, 1963 Phorusrhacoids, or Terror Birds, were large carnivorous flightless birds that were the dominant predators in South America during the... Genera Dromornis Barawertornis Bullockornis Ilbandornis Genyornis Dromornithidae were a family of large, flightless birds that lived in Australia until the end of the Pleistocene, but are now extinct. ... Thunderbird is a term used in cryptozoology to describe large, bird-like creatures, generally identified with the Thunderbird of Native American myth and folklore. ...

Computers and software

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, cross-platform e-mail and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. ... Athlon is the brand name applied to a series of different x86 processors designed and manufactured by AMD. The original Athlon, or Athlon Classic, was the first seventh-generation x86 processor and, in a first, retained the initial performance lead it had over Intels competing processors for a significant... Thunderbird is a supercomputer cluster at Sandia National Laboratories. ...

Entertainment

Thunderbirds is a British mid-1960s television show devised by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and made by AP Films using a form of puppetry dubbed Supermarionation. The series followed the adventures of International Rescue, an organisation created to help those in grave danger using technically advanced equipment and machinery. ... Thunderbirds 2086 (科学救助隊テクノボイジャー) is a Japanese anime series based on the original Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series Thunderbirds which aired in 1965 and 1966. ... Movie Poster for Thunderbirds Spoiler warning: Thunderbirds is a Universal Pictures release based upon the Thunderbirds television series of the 1960s, directed by Jonathan Frakes. ... For alternate meanings of Thunderbird, see Thunderbird. ... Zapdos , Thunder in original Japanese language versions) is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise. ... The official Pokémon logo. ... Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is a video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System, and the second in the Legend of Zelda series of games. ...

Music

The Fabulous Thunderbirds are a blues-rock band, formed in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Jimmie Vaughan (born in March 21, 1951 in Dallas, Texas) is an American blues guitarist and singer. ... Kim Wilson is a blues singer and harmonica player. ... Thunderbird is an album by Cassandra Wilson. ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band, whose 1983 & 1984 success contributed to launching the 1980s glam metal scene. ... Metal Health was the breakthrough album for the American heavy metal band Quiet Riot. ... They Might Be Giants (commonly abbreviated to TMBG) is an American alternative rock duo consisting of John Linnell and John Flansburgh that formed in 1982. ... An ad for a Gibson Thunderbird The Gibson Thunderbird electric bass has been in production on and off since 1963. ...

Food and drink

Thunderbird bottle in use. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Transportation

  • Thunderbird (train), a high-speed train in Japan
  • The Ford Thunderbird is a model of automobile
  • The Triumph Thunderbird is a model of motorbike
  • The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is also a model of motorbike, 350cc manufactured by Royal Enfield in India
  • Thunderbird Products is the manufacturer of Formula Boats
  • The Thunderbird 26 is a class of small cruising sailboat which is actively raced in the US Pacific Northwest
  • The Pacific Thunderbird 32 is a rare cutter-rigged sailboat based on the Thunderbird 26 design.
  • On British Railways, Thunderbird is a semi-official nickname (see below) for a standby locomotives placed at strategic points on the network to rescue trains in the event of power or locomotive failure (named for the TV show).
  • British Rail Class 57/3 used by Virgin Trains mainly as rescue locos (see above). All engines have names from the TV series, and the nameplates include the show's logo.

Raichō (雷鳥) is a limited express train that runs between Osaka and Kanazawa, Japan, using portions of the Tokaido Main Line, kosai Line, and Hokuriku Main Line. ... The Ford Thunderbird is a car manufactured in the United States by the Ford Motor Company. ... This article is in need of improvement. ... The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the latest offering from the Royal Enfield stable in India. ... Thunderbird was started as a boat company by Woodie Woodson in 1956 in Miami, Florida. ... 57304 Gordon Tracy at Crewe on 1 November 2003. ...

Military

Thunderbird Type Nationality UK Era Cold War Launch platform mobile Target high altitude bomber History Builder English Electric Date of design Production period Service duration 1959 - 1976 Operators British Army Variants Thunderbird II Number built Specifications Type Diameter 0. ... The largest aircraft owned and operated by the Lone Star Flight Museum is a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, christened Thunderbird. ... The Thunderbirds are the Air Demonstration Squadron of the United States Air Force. ... The 45th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War II. // Activated: In 1924 as a National Guard Division in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. ...

Sports

  • The Seattle Thunderbirds are a Junior A hockey team in the Western Hockey League
  • The Soo Thunderbirds are an ice hockey team in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League
  • The Sault Thunderbirds were an ice hockey team in the now defunct Eastern Professional Hockey League.
  • The Hamilton Thunderbirds are a team in the amateur Intercounty Baseball League
  • The Albuquerque Thunderbirds are a team in the National Basketball Association Development League
  • The Adelaide Thunderbirds are an Australian netball team.
  • The UBC Thunderbirds are the athletic teams representing the University of British Columbia, located just outside Vancouver, British Columbia
  • St. Louis Thunderbird Basketball Club (youth basketball teams based in St. Louis, Mo. Girls & Boys 5th Grade to High School.

The Seattle Thunderbirds are an ice hockey team in Seattle, Washington that belongs to the Western Hockey League. ... City: Sault Ste. ... The Sault Thunderbirds were a team in the Eastern Professional Hockey League from 1959 to 1962. ... The Hamilton Thunderbirds Baseball Club were known as the Hamilton Cardinals for many years. ... The Albuquerque Thunderbirds is the name of an NBA Development League minor league basketball team based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... The Adelaide Thunderbirds are an Australian netball team, playing in the national Commonwealth Bank Trophy. ... The UBC Thunderbirds are the athletic teams that represent the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ...

Organizations

  • The Thunderbirds, a civic group in Phoenix, Arizona best known for organizing the FBR Open, a golf event on the PGA Tour
  • Thunderbird - School of Global Management is a graduate school specializing in international management.
  • Thunderbird (resort), a former Las Vegas hotel and casino that operated from 1948-1976
  • Thunderbird (motel), an American Indian-themed motel located in Bloomington, Minnesota, adjacent to the Mall of America

The Mahwah Thunderbirds- a high school football team The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament, a part of the PGA Tour, held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) of Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... Thunderbird - The Garvin School of International Management is a business school in the United States, and the first and oldest graduate school specializing in international management and global business. ... The Thunderbird Hotel was a Las Vegas, Nevada hotel/casino that operated from September 2, 1948 to July 6, 1992, and was the fourth resort to open on the Las Vegas Strip. ... The Thunderbird Motel is an Indian-themed motel that was built in 1962 along Interstate 494 and 24th Ave. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...


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