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 When the flaps have been selected to the down position but don't show any deflection: that is normal if you are too fast. When the flaps have been selected to the down position but don't show any deflection: that is normal if you are too fast.
  
-In the real F18 fighter jet the board computer schedules the flaps and slats according to the airspeed and [[aircraft:​tmd:​airfoil#​angle_of_attack|angle of attack]]. Above 250 knots the flaps only deflect a little bit during very tightly flown corners and only below 250 knots they will deflect more significantly to improve lift.+In the real F18 fighter jet the board computer schedules the flaps and slats according to the airspeed and [[aircraft:​tmd:​airfoil#​angle_of_attack|angle of attack]]. Above 250 knots the flaps only deflect a little bit during very tightly flown corners and only below 250 knots will they deflect more significantly to improve lift.
  
-At typical approach speeds, such as 140 knots the flaps will reach full down deflection.+At typical approach speeds, such as 140 knots the flaps will reach full down deflection ​with the flap selector in the down position.
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