Bracket edge

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"Bow edge" - on the wing trailing edge - photographed from below

The bracket edge (also known as the trim edge ) is a sheet metal strip that is attached to the trailing edge of the wings , fins or rudders of aircraft . By adjusting the strap edge are moments in the zero position of joystick occur and pedals trimmed . The basic trim performed with the trim edge is also known as ironing the aircraft.

Individual evidence

  1. Niels Klußmann, Arnim Malik: Lexicon of aviation . 2nd Edition. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 2007, ISBN 978-3-540-49095-1 , p. 299 ( available online ).