How To Prevent Flutter And Other Aeroelastic Modes

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On Sept. 16, 2011, The “Galloping Ghost,” a highly modified P-51D Mustang racer piloted by James K. “Jimmy” Leeward, had just rounded pylon No. 8 at the famed National Championship Air Races when the racer suddenly pitched up abruptly, rolled inverted then nosedived. The aircraft hit the Reno/Stead...

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