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A long-range narrowbody quadjet airliner built by Vickers-Armstrong from 1962 through 1970, known for its excellent short, hot, and high performance.

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Why was the VC10 unusually prone to reverser-induced buffeting?

According to Wikipedia, the original (“Standard”) version of the Vickers VC10 had thrust reversers only on the outboard engines, as putting reversers on the inboard engines produced severe tailplane ...