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Isla is an Australian "Flying Doctor" aeroplane who befriends Thomas during his time working in Australia.

Biography

Thomas & Friends

Thomas is first introduced to Isla in the Australian outback when Shane sees her in the sky, jokingly telling Thomas that she is a flying koala. Isla next appears when Thomas is stuck on a broken bridge and tries to get her attention to be rescued, but she flies away and informs Shane, leaving Thomas thinking she did not notice him. Later, Shane arrives, pulls Thomas back to safety, and explains that Isla told him that Thomas was on the broken bridge.

Personality

Isla is a Flying Doctor's plane who is always ready for an emergency and has helped many in times of need, but does not like to brag about it.

Technical Details

Basis

Isla is based on the King Air B200 manufactured by Beechcraft. They were initially used for military service, but entered civil use in 1974. Australia currently leases a number of B200s as part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force. Emerson is another member of this class.

Livery

Isla is painted in the livery of Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia; white with a red underbelly, with a blue tail and lining. The RFDS logo is painted on the sides of her tail.

Appearances

Voice Actors

Trivia

  • An episode description for Cyclone Thomas refers to Isla as Ruby, possibly revealing a working name for her.

Gallery

Video

Non-rail vehicles

* RWS only | ** T&F only | *** Other Media only
International Characters

* RWS only | ** T&F only | ✦ Changed location