The latest development of small, light weight, powerful brushless motors (example ART-2000) made possible to create this super light weight electro-glider. The Orion flying weight is approx. 1025 grams (~36 oz.) It feature SD7080 airfoil that was specially modified for this sailplane, the benefit of that are very wide speed range and excellent thermal abilities. The Orion wing also could be built as polyhedral wing if desired by the builder.
(T-tail version is also available)
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|Winspan: 2500mm (98.4 in)|
|Length: 1300mm (51.2 in)||
|Weight: 560 g (1.2 lbs)|
Wing area: 37.47 dm2 / 580.8 sq.in
Wing airfoil: SD7080-modified
Radio: 6+ ch.
Receiver: 6+ ch. Optima-6, RX700
Ailerons: HS-65MG, HS-5065MG
ESC: 36 - 50A
Spinner: 40 - 41mm
Propeller: 15x8 CAM
Battery: 1600 - 2200mAh, 3-cell, LiPo