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LEFT AND RIGHT – July 14, 2022

LEFT AND RIGHT – July 14, 2022

A pilot uses rudder pedals to move the tail rudder (or in our case rudders), left and right. This points the nose left or right, and is used to keep the aircraft tracking correctly in turns, among...

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BOLTING IT BACK TOGETHER – July 08, 2022

BOLTING IT BACK TOGETHER – July 08, 2022

Now that we've painted the majority of the carbon fiber parts for the Switchblade, we are bolting up the parts again so we can have a finished vehicle ready for FAA inspection. In this image we have...

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BAD BOY BACK IN HANGAR – July 05, 2022

BAD BOY BACK IN HANGAR – July 05, 2022

The Switchblade body and tail were painted over the holiday weekend, and are now back in the hangar. The paint turned out great, thanks to our 'painter' (Samson Engineer Tanner Vaughn), Ronald...

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LOOKING EXTRA CLASSY! – July 01, 2022

LOOKING EXTRA CLASSY! – July 01, 2022

We just had to show you a little glamour shot before we get back into more testing today. The new paint on the nose cone and front hatch gives a cool contrast to the side panels and door. But please...

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BIG MILESTONE ACHIEVED!! – June 30, 2022

BIG MILESTONE ACHIEVED!! – June 30, 2022

After months of extensive tests and quite a few modifications and fine-tuning, the Switchblade has passed both the engine cooling and acceleration requirements needed prior to flight testing! Our...

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