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Mach Crit and Supercritical Wings

Sometime around 1962 aerodynamicists realized there was more that could be done. More efficiency to gain at speeds┬ánear the speed of sound. But most importantly, the phenomena so iconic in this picture wasn’t fully understood until the mid 1960s. ┬áSure, … Continue reading

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