AXIS® Assist… with a flipper. It’s the best of everything in a slim, lightweight, every day carry. Easily operated and carried on either side, the speed and function of AXIS® Assist, the convenience of a flipper. This knife has smooth aluminum handles and a premium CPM-S90V blade. There is a safety on the knife for peace of mind if you want it. The small flipper on the back allows you to deploy the assisted opening blade, and it also has as Axis lock.