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tail-heavy

[teyl-hev-ee] /ˈteɪlˌhɛv i/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to a craft or vehicle that is too heavy in the rear, from overloading or poor design.
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  • If it has too little angle, then it will not lift enough, and the aeroplane will be "tail-heavy."

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tail-heavy

adjective
1.
(of an aircraft) having too much weight at the rear because of overloading or poor design
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