Re: Are commuter aircrafts really that disliked ?

From:         tskono@ucdavis.edu (Timothy Kono)
Organization: University of California, Davis
Date:         31 Oct 95 13:30:14 
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Robert Ashcroft (rna@gsb-pound.stanford.edu) wrote:
: In article <45n0oe$d9n@pipe6.nyc.pipeline.com>,
: Michael Coch <beekman@pipeline.com> wrote:

: >There are pros and cons to everything.  According to my pilot friends, you
: >don't want to be in a light jet during landing if there's wind shear --
: >takes a little too long for the engines to spool up to counter the shear.

: Is this true?

   I'm just wondering but, are lighter jets more likely to be unstable
during such things as wind sheer?  Also, would faster and more powerful
engines counter the sheer much faster and better?  I just want to know.

SAMURAI