Re: landing flaps

From: (Tareq R. Matalqa)
Organization: The Ohio State University
Date:         27 Aug 95 14:37:18 
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In article <airliners.1995.1219@ohare.Chicago.COM> (Susan Leibowitz ) writes:
>Is it unusual to not extend the wing flaps until after the landing gear
>has been deployed?

they could have delayed the flap extension in order to reduce drag which will
reduce fuel consumption.  Just a thought.  Some pilots decide to delay the
extention of the landing gear in order for that same purpose.