tail-heavy

adjective

: having a nose that tends to rise when the longitudinal control is released in level flight
a tail-heavy airplane
compare nose-heavy

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“Tail-heavy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tail-heavy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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