Latechpilot From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 854 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.