Dangle the Dunlops!" Heard that before? How about, "Rollers!" These are two of the colorful, but definitely non-standard expressions used to call for extending the landing gear. While some might regard such callouts as those of a pilot merely trying to introduce some originality and humor in the cockpit, and dismiss any suggestion that they pose some kind of a problem, statistics suggest otherwise. An NTSB study of 37 major accidents involving American air carriers between ...

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