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Old Nov 12, 2012, 02:21 PM
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Mr. Matthews has the right idea....Have you ever seen a Lockheed P-38 ? in the middle of the Elevator is the very thing he describes...Lead weights on a rod that locates them ahead of the hinge line...The weights accomplished two things-they balanced the Elevators ahead of the hinges,and since the weight was considerable,they fought the efforts of the flutter to a great extent.....They wouldn't move as fast as the wave wanted to,so it cancelled the flutter.
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