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Old 09-13-2021, 08:50 AM
David Paule David Paule is offline
 
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Originally Posted by AUcary View Post
Interesting, I cant see why this would not be worth investigating. Only issue I would have is drilling out the gear leg fairings, would be a ton of work...
His fairing was removable....

I think that the reason it works is if the shimmy is a coupling between the fore-aft and up-down modes of vibration, with maybe a little torsion thrown in, this changes the fore-aft stiffness just enough that it decouples the modes. (For you techie types....).

Dave

Last edited by David Paule : 09-13-2021 at 08:53 AM.
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