Kinetic 100 first envisioned as a 2 meter model
The Kinetic 100 was submitted as 2d line art with a 2 meter span. Here is the first fully surfaced 3d rendering.
Kinetic and ThunderTaker mold plugs
The Kinetic 100v1 and the ThunderTaker were carved in a single machine session.
The completed Kinetic v1
The Kinetic 100v1 reset the absolute speed bar on the first and maiden flight.
The Kinetic 100 v2
The Kinetic 100 v2 was re-designed from the ground up, and featured a blended tail plus revised wing fillet and vertical fin flare.
Aft view of Kinetic v2
Aft view showcasing fully blended tail. The aft fuselage leverages the vertical fin section
Kinetic 100 v2 vanity rendering prototype
Vanity rendering intended for a high quality hooded sweatshirt to honor the K100v2 passing 400 mph. Speed records for it and the K60 would be printed on either sleeve. I may still do it.
Off to a record start
Jason Lilly launches K100v1 on its maiden flight. Perfect form. Records fell immediately.
The acceptance of excellence
Spencer Lisenby returning from the recovery area at Weldon CA after pushing the speed bar to a new record on the models maiden flight.