Re: landing flaps

From:         Steve Lacker <slacker@arlut.utexas.edu>
Organization: applied research laboratories
Date:         27 Aug 95 14:37:19 
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edgraf@pipeline.com (Edward Graf) wrote:
>I fly the 737-300 out of LAX.

<snip>  The gear can be deployed at 270 knots,
>whereas flaps (in the 300) can be started out no faster than 230 knots, and
>are not nearly as effective as the gear.

Does the high speed at which the 737's gear can be deployed have anything to do
with the fact that 737's don't have main gear doors?