Model, Missile, Oriole

Model, Missile, Oriole

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the Oriole, a U.S. Navy air-to-air missile made by Martin. It had a solid-fuel motor, a maximum speed of Mach 2.5, a range of 20 miles, and a conventional warhead. Limited numbers were deployed in the 1950s. John and Cynthia Heyde donated this model to NASM on an unknown date.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Metal missile. Wood base with metal nameplate.
Dimensions
Overall: 1 ft. 1 in. long x 3 1/2 in. diameter (33.02 x 8.89cm)

This is a model of unknown scale of the Oriole, a U.S. Navy air-to-air missile made by Martin. It had a solid-fuel motor, a maximum speed of Mach 2.5, a range of 20 miles, and a conventional warhead. Limited numbers were deployed in the 1950s. John and Cynthia Heyde donated this model to NASM on an unknown date.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Metal missile. Wood base with metal nameplate.
Dimensions
Overall: 1 ft. 1 in. long x 3 1/2 in. diameter (33.02 x 8.89cm)

ID: A19981615000