PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) — Samsung Sky has been awarded its seventh patent for the unique wing-swing design of its pop-up sports car. The latest patent is from the UK.
Sam Bousfield, Switchblade designer and CEO Samson Sky, emphasized the importance of obtaining these design patents as a key safeguard for Samson, noting that there are still patents in progress. .
“We are pleased to see our long-term strategy for patent coverage come to fruition,” said Mr. Busfield. “This patent covers our unique design that completely retracts the wings and tail inside the vehicle, providing complete protection while driving. This sets us apart from all other flying cars. It’s a feature that sets us apart.”
Furthermore, Samsung started crowdfunding after officially announcing its first flight on November 9, 2023. Crowdfunding allows small investors to invest in new technology alongside larger investors, and the Wefunder platform is the first step towards commercialization. Switchblade phase.
James Mauch, director of Samson Sky, said: “Investing in switchblade offers the potential for financial rewards and the knowledge that you are participating in something cutting edge and environmentally friendly, helping to shape the future of transport. You can contribute.”
In addition to a hybrid electric system that uses unleaded auto gas rather than leaded aviation fuel, the Switchblade is highly capable both on the road and in the air, and has demonstrated a top speed of 125+mph (201 km/h). It has an estimated cruising speed of 160 mph (257 km/h) on land. The engine powers the wheels on the ground and the propeller in the air.
The Switchblade is a three-wheeled, street-legal vehicle that you keep parked in your garage. Drive from the garage to the nearby airport. Once there, within three minutes the wings will unfold and the tail will extend. Fly your registered aircraft to the nearest airport to your destination, cruising at speeds up to 160 mph. Then, you land, put the flying sports car back into driving mode, safely stow and protect the wings and tail, and drive the last few miles to your destination. The Switchblade seats two on its side, has space for a travel bag, and can fly up to 500 miles on one tank of premium automotive gas.
For more information about Switchblade and its progress towards volume production, please visit www.SamsonSky.com.