In April 1960 Model Airplane News reported that the Orion by Ed Kazmirski achieves a new standard of high performance. In the MAN article Ed comments, " The Orion, like any airplane design, is one answer to a problem. The problem, in this case, was the need for a ship capable of more nearly perfect maneuvers." The Orion 1/2 by Paul Bradley is a 1/2 scale model of this classic design, and with brushless electric motor is capable of all the same maneuvers performed by the original. BMJR Model has a 36" wing span and area of 194 sq. in. REcommended power is the HC-2808 (M-110) with 18 amp Thunderbird speed control (C-M-110). Also required are 4 micro servos (HS-55) , (2) 6” servo extension wires (P-1430) and a Y-harness (P-1460).