Braddock's daughter is kidnapped. Later on instructions of her captor she calls her father who tells him they want Blue Thunder. Frank and the others get a lead on who kidnapped her. They eventually find the man problem is that he is in Mexico so it'll take a lot of work to get them permission to enter the country. The man calls Frank and offers to give the Captain's daughter back if Frank delivers Blue Thunder to him. He gives Frank three hours so while Frank finds a way to get Blue Thunder in the air without the Captain's knowledge, Ski and Bubba go into Mexico and try to find where the Captian's daughter is before he turns blue Thunder over to the man.