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Sport Aviation Magazine article

EAA SPORT AVIATION MAGAZINE September 2017  The Samson Switchblade is mentioned in Briefly Noted, on page 13. Under the title, SAMSON UNVEILS SWITCHBLADE FLYING SPORTS CAR, the informative article states that we unveiled our Switchblade flying sports car project during a press conference at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. It goes on to explain that the Switchblade is […]

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Switchblade Update September 10, 2017

The front windshield was installed in time for AirVenture, which really helped give a sense for the lines of the Switchblade flying sports car.                 With the wings swinging in and out constantly at the show, we ran up 3.5 years or more on the life of the […]

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Flying Sports Car at EAA AirVenture

Flying Sports Car at EAA AirVenture WKOW 27 ABC (47 sec. news clip)  

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Flying Sports Car Coming to the Skies Soon

Flying Sports Car Coming to the Skies Soon OSHKOSH (WISN/CNN) Here’s an informative, positive news story on the Switchblade at the Samson Motors tent – Oshkosh 2017.  The story features interviews with designer Sam Bousfield and Switchblade owner Frank Hanlon (in the prototype) plus video footage of the wing swing in action, different views of […]

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Our Town Oshkosh EAA AirVenture: Samson Switchblade (Video)

Check out this great live interview with Switchblade Designer and Samson Motors Founder, Sam Bousfield – at Boeing Plaza, EAA AirVenture 2017. How does the Switchblade work and how fast is it on the ground and in the air?  Why is the Switchblade different from other flying cars?  How did the idea for the Switchblade […]

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It’s a car! It’s a plane! Actually it’s both at the EAA AirVenture

OSHKOSH – It’s not yet “The Jetsons,” but someday — perhaps sooner rather than later — flying cars will be as common as both cars and planes. Commuters stuck in rush hour traffic always think, If only I had a plane, I could be there by now. And plenty of pilots fogged in by bad weather wish they could […]

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Samson Motors Debuts Flying-Car Prototype

Samson Motors brought its pre-production prototype of the Switchblade flying-car design, which is still under construction, to EAA AirVenture this week. The vehicle “highlights the unique internationally patented wing-swing mechanism,” the company said. According to CEO Sam Bousfield, the company’s goal is “to produce the first commercially successful flying sports car.” The design will fly […]

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OSHKOSH: Samson accelerates Swichblade flying motorcycle deliveries to start next year

Nine years after introducing the Switchblade flying motorcycle concept, start-up Samson Motorworks is racing to launch production of the three-wheeled roadable aircraft by the end of next year. Samson displayed an unfinished prototype at the Airventure fly-in that is set to fly at the end of the year, says chief executive Sam Boulsfield. The company […]

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New Flying Car Hopeful Unveils Prototype in Oshkosh

As the seemingly unattainable dream of developing a marketable flying car continues, the latest entrant unveiled its prototype this morning at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. Oregon-based Samson Motors is exhibiting a pre-production prototype of its three-wheel-drive Switchblade Flying Sports Car kit, which it claims will have a power-to-weight ratio similar to that of a 2017 […]

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Switchblade Update July 11, 2017

  Loyning’s Engine Services installed the turbo-charger on the engine, along with an intercooler, and the second round of dyno testing was finished last week. The stock V4 engine produces 180 hp at a very high 8,300 rpm. As we have earlier described, we are interested in making 190 hp at much lower rpm for […]

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