Orion-C is very light weight thermal sailplane with flying weight approx. 790 grams (27.7 oz.)
The wing is based on SD7080 high lift airfoil that was specially modified for this sailplane, the benefit of that are excellent thermal abilities with very wide speed range.
The Orion wing also could be built as a polyhedral wing for pure thermal flying if desired by the builder.
- 2.4 GHz friendly composite fuselage pod is made of few layers of fiber glass with glass roving and carbon fiber reinforcements for extra strength. It has removable canopy for rapid access to the radio gear. The V-shaped wing saddle with molded in nuts for the wing mounting bolts.
- tapered tail boom is made of carbon fiber/glass composite.
- wing cores are precision cut from white polystyrene foam, and the black poplar veneer is
bonded to the foam with aircraft industry grade epoxy in high pressure molds for perfect airfoil fidelity and a warp-free wing.
- light weight tail made from balsa, has pre-hinged control surfaces.
Kit contains:
Model components, all necessary hardware, plans and step by step instructions.

T-tail version is also available.

Wing span
Glider weight
Wing area
Wing airfoil
2500mm / 98.4in.
~1440mm / 56.7in.
~610g / 21.4oz.
37.47dm2 / 580.8 sq.in
Ailerons Elevator/Rudder

Neutron-6, Optima-6, RX700
HS-65MG, HS-5065MG
750-1600 mAh NiMH,
or 2200 mAh 2-cell, LiPo
Orion-C 2.5M
# 0076

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