- i. An adjustable brace used to adjust the blade alignment of a semi-rigid rotor. The braces resist the movement of the blade about its lead-lad hinge and provide a means of sweeping the blade for chordwise balance. It is normally mounted on the inner trailing edge of the main rotor blade and the rear portion of the blade grip.ii. A brace that supports an aircraft landing gear against loads trying to force the landing gear backward.iii. A brace that supports the wing against the force of drag. See also drag wire.
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