Re: Jet Engines above the wing: why not used?

From:         "Niels M. Sampath" <>
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Date:         02 Jun 96 16:20:13 
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In article <airliners.1996.831@ohare.Chicago.COM>
           domk1031@cetus.zrz.TU-Berlin.DE "Burkhard Domke" writes:
> Another factor contributing to the demise of the VFW614 was a
> deficiency in the internal aerodynamics of the RR-Turbomeca M45
> engine, which led to intermittent bursts fo the jet efflux pounding
> the horizontal stabilizer, accompanied by some respective discomfort
> felt in the cockpit.

If I'm not mistaken didn't this lead to loss of the prototype,
and subsequent slight change in the location of the horiz. stab.?