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for: ‘March, 2010’

Switchblade Progress Report, March 20, 2010

These images show progress on the tube-frame ‘test mule’ being built at BurkeBuilt near San Clemente. We should have the test mule completed by the end of next week, and then it will ship to Auburn, California, where it will be mated with the front suspension and steering mechanism under construction there. Rear suspension is […]

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Switchblade Progress Report, March 6, 2010

These drawings show the improvement of the ducted fan design achieved through our work at DAR Corp in Lawrence, Kansas. The sections are the before and after flows, and show the improvement in the ducted fan flow just ahead of the propeller. The images are from a CFD program (computational fluid dynamics), which acts like […]

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