Monthly Archive
for: ‘April, 2016’


SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE FEATURES SWITCHBLADE IN MAY ISSUE The Switchblade is prominently featured in the article “The Future of Cars Is Already Here”, examining the future of flying cars, drones and autonomous cars, by renowned journalist and Best Selling author Jack Hitt. Talented photographer John Lee’s images truly bring the 1/4 scale wind tunnel model and […]

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Florida Aviation Network (FAN) interview with host Ben Coleman and Switchblade Owners Brian Purdy and Frank Hanlon.

Switchblade Owners Frank Hanlon and Brian Purdy speak with host Ben Coleman of FAN, discussing the vehicle’s safety features, and what engineering and wind tunnel testing have been done. Frank, a Captain at the Nantucket Island Fire Department, describes how his Switchblade will give him much more flexibility in travel. They also give some of […]

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FAN interview with Brian Purdy, Ken Chatham II & Ken Chatham Sr. – Host Ben Coleman

What is the Switchblade? Brian describes it as the first flying sports car, a new way of thinking about travel, freedom. Some of the features of the instrument panel are described as well as the Motus V-4 engine. The action of the wing swing mechanism is shown in a video clip. As an Angel Flight […]

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Switchblade Owners Ken Chatham II and Ken Sr. radio interview

Mel Smith, Host of Sun ’n Fun Radio AM 1510, interviewed Switchblade Owners Ken Chatham II and Ken Chatham Sr. (taking this photo off the set). They discussed the concept of a flying car and Samson’s goal to develop a vehicle that is safe and comfortable while driving and while flying. Ken II, an Angel […]

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Flying Sports Car on Central Oregon’s Horizon

Cascade Business News Flying Sports Car on Central Oregon’s Horizon BY KRYSTAL MARIE COLLINS CBN FEATURE WRITER Aiming to spotlight Central Oregon startups that are economic trend setters, this column searches out local businesses demonstrating innovations that have the potential to set industry standards outside our region. The Switchblade by Samson Motors shatters current […]

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