tail-heavy

tail-heav·y

(tāl′hĕv′ē)
adj. tail-heav·i·er, tail-heav·i·est
Having too much weight at the rear, either from overloading or from poor design and construction: a tail-heavy cargo plane.

tail-heavy

adj
(Aeronautics) (of an aircraft) having too much weight at the rear because of overloading or poor design
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Evidence at the hearings also revealed for the first time that the aircraft was overweight and its load slightly tail-heavy.
On the right, the engine throttle controlling nearly 7,000 pounds of thrust was no help to the now severely tail-heavy tumbling mass of metal.