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B737 Control Console Levers  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1783 times:

The B737 control console levers have a definite shape.

The Landing gear lever is shaped like a wheel.
The Flap lever like a Aerofoil section.

What about the Spedbrake,Fwd Thrust levers & R/T levers.

Is there an explanation for their shape.


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User currently offlineLatechpilot From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

It is standard in most planes for the landing gear handle to be shaped as a wheel and the flaps an airfoil. It is also standard for the speed brakes and throttles to be the "normal shape." In almost any aircraft, that is the case. It is what the pilots are used to.

User currently offlineMinuteman From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1744 times:

The general shape of control handles and levers is mandated in FAR 23.781 and FAR 25.781 for normal/commuter and transport category aircraft respectively.

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