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Update – December 30, 2019

Update – December 30, 2019

“DYNAMIC DASH” – December 30, 2019 Back by popular demand, here is the Switchblade Dynamic Dash, which was unveiled at AirVenture 2019! The dash was designed to be clean, elegant and easy to...

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Update – December 27, 2019

Update – December 27, 2019

SWITCHBLADE RADIATOR DUCT CLEARANCE – December 27, 2019 Not glamorous, but truly essential: having a radiator duct that guides the airflow smoothly through the radiator! Here Sam Bousfield (dark...

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Update – December 26, 2019

Update – December 26, 2019

TESTING OF THE SWITCHBLADE FLY-BY-WIRE SYSTEM – December 26, 2019 ENGINEERS BRING YOU WHAT YOU WANT  We hope you enjoy our music video of the somewhat historic testing of the Samson Switchblade...

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Update – December 26, 2019

Update – December 26, 2019

TESTING OF THE SWITCHBLADE FLY-BY-WIRE SYSTEM – December 26, 2019 ENGINEERS BRING YOU WHAT YOU WANT  We hope you enjoy our music video of the somewhat historic testing of the Samson Switchblade...

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Update – December 18, 2019

Update – December 18, 2019

FINAL WIRING FOR THE FLY-BY-WIRE RUDDER SYSTEM – December 18, 2019 Many weeks of work have gone into getting us to this point. In the photo, Phillip Mikula (left) is wiring on one side and Ron Burch...

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Update – December 18, 2019

Update – December 18, 2019

FINAL WIRING FOR THE FLY-BY-WIRE RUDDER SYSTEM – December 18, 2019 Many weeks of work have gone into getting us to this point. In the photo, Phillip Mikula (left) is wiring on one side and Ron Burch...

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Update – December 17, 2019

Update – December 17, 2019

NEW CLUTCH ASSEMBLY – December 17, 2019 Samson Sky Mechanical Engineer David Nobles describes how the Switchblade's new clutch assembly is being designed and what it will accomplish for us. You can...

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Update – December 16, 2019

Update – December 16, 2019

UPDATING OUR POSITION – December 16, 2019 The Switchblade fly-by-wire rudder system has position sensors that report many times a second, exactly where the rudders are pointing. The sensors, called...

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