From: Haraldur Baldursson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Islenska menntanetid Date: 17 Aug 95 04:58:51 References: 1 Followups: 1
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Dear scared Susan ! On most airliners the first selection of flaps (that usually increase the size of the wing rather than going down) is well ahead of the gear-down selection. Typically first flaps are selected 20 miles from the airport and the landing gear about 10 miles out. Happy landings !