Monthly Archive
for: ‘July, 2017’

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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Switchblade Update June 30, 2017

The nose cone was fitted for the first time. You can see in the image below how the Switchblade flying sports car will look from the front. Definitely eye catching! The one thing we can say is that if you want a Switchblade, be prepared to be the center of attention! The nose cone was […]

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