Thunderbird


Thunderbird

for disambiguation of the plural "Thunderbirds"Thunderbird may refer to:

Mythology

* Thunderbird (mythology), a mythical creature common to indigenous cultures of North America who are believed to protect humans by fighting evil spirits

Zoology

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

Computers and software

* Mozilla Thunderbird, an e-mail and news client software package based on Mozilla
* Athlon Thunderbird, a code-name for a variant of AMD's Athlon central processing units
* Thunderbird (supercomputer), a supercomputer at Sandia National Laboratories

Music

* Gibson Thunderbird, a bass guitar manufactured by Gibson and Epiphone
* Thunderbird (album), a 2006 album by Cassandra Wilson
* "Thunderbird", a song by blues-rock trio ZZ Top on their 1975 album "Fandango!"
* "Thunderbird", a song by metal band "Quiet Riot" on their 1983 album "Metal Health"
* "Thunderbird", a song by rock band They Might Be Giants on their 2004 album "The Spine"
* "Thunderbird", a song by metal band "Iron Savior" on their 2002 album "Condition Red"

ports teams

*UBC Thunderbirds
*Seattle Thunderbirds (Western Hockey League)
*Southern Utah University Thunderbirds
*Thunderbird Soccer Club, a Taiwanese football (soccer) club
*Edsel Ford High School, High School in Dearborn, Michigan
*Baraboo High School, Baraboo, Wisconsin

Fiction and entertainment

* Thunderbird (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe, and a member of the X-Men
** Thunderbird (Warpath), a fictional character in Marvel Comics universe (brother of the original)
** Thunderbird, a name used by X-Man Neal Shaara
* Thunderbird, the alternative name of Zapdos, a Pokémon
* Thunderbird, the penultimate boss in the 1988 NES game ""
* Thunderbird, the wooden roller coaster in the Finnish amusement park PowerPark
* Thunderbird International Film Festival at Southern Utah University

Food and drink

* Thunderbird (wine), a fortified wine

Transportation

* Thunderbird (train), the name of a train service in Japan
*Ford Thunderbird, an automobile made by the Ford Motor Company
* Triumph Thunderbird, a motorbike
* Royal Enfield Thunderbird, a model of motorbike, 350cc manufactured by Royal Enfield in India
* Thunderbird Products, the manufacturer of Formula Boats
* Thunderbird 26, a class of small cruising sailboat which is actively raced in the US Pacific Northwest
* Thunderbird is the nickname for locomotives used to recover failed trains and also of the Class 57, some of which are used on these duties.
* Northern Thunderbird Air,a Canadian airline

Military

* English Electric Thunderbird, a British surface-to-air missile used by the British Army
* Thunderbird (B-17), the nickname of a surviving B-17 Flying Fortress
* U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, an air demonstration squadron
* Canadian Forces Military Police, the CF Military Police have a stylised Thunderbird at the center of their cap badge
* The Royal Canadian Air Force Thunderbird Squadron
* The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/45th_IBCT 45th Infantry Brigade, Oklahoma National Guard] The Thunderbird Brigade

Organizations and places

* Thunderbird School of Global Management, a graduate business school
* 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
* Thunderbird Field, a former US Army Air Corp air base established to train U.S., Canadian, British, and Chinese pilots during World War II

ee also

* Thunderbirds


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