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Boeing 737 pilots battled confused safety system that plunged aircraft to their deaths – black box

Norman Nescio Silver badge

Rudder, Elevator, Stabilizer, Ailerons, Flaps, Spoilers. That's it. Six things to know about.

I'm so glad we have such experts as you here to advise us.

And there was I thinking that LANDING GEAR might, in some way, be important to the successful conclusion of a flight.

"Any landing you can walk away from is a good one!"

— Gerald R. Massie, U.S. Army Air Forces photographer. Written in 1944 after the crash-landing of his B-17.

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