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for: ‘October, 2017’

Switchblade Update 30 October, 2017

We sent more samples out for test coatings of the Black-T material, as the first tests showed incomplete coating in part holes. Black-T is a very thin, military-like coating that can be bonded to metal to protect the metal from the elements, and in our case, from conducting electricity. The second set of coatings showed […]

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Robb Report Interview with Sam Bousfield

A Chat with the Inventor of the Samson Motors Switchblade Flying Sports Car The models include a $500,000 version with a bespoke interior and unique exterior features. BY LARRY BEAN ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 Ten years ago, before he established Samson Motors, in Meadow Vista, Calif., Sam Bousfield was on the verge of developing a […]

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Switchblade represented on NBAA’s Flying Car Panel

FLYING CARS ABOUT TO BECOME A REALITY – NBAA PANEL TELLS THE STORY On October 11, 2017, at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Switchblade Owner Brian Purdy was a panelist for “Skip the Traffic: Fly Your Car”. Pictured here from left to right are: Dezo Molnar, Flying Car […]

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Switchblade Update 12 October, 2017

  Risse Racing provided the two newly re-worked rear shock absorbers last week. These are two-stage shocks, which were developed to take into account the difference between aircraft shock requirement (worst case – handling the forces when you come in hard when landing), and driving requirements (providing comfortable ride and controllable vehicle in turns). These […]

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