- Water handling remained poor, and the aircraft was tail heavy in flight.
- It was judged to have high performance and manoeuvrability though tail heavy and hard to land.
- By becoming tail heavy, the rear portion of the suspension would undertake a greater load and thus wear out faster.
- The shuttle glides to a landing, and the presence of the huge observatory would make the orbiter unusually speedy and tail heavy.
- Early tests showed that it was tail heavy, so 10 kg ( 22 lb ) of water ballast was added in the nose.
- It's difficult to find tail heavy in a sentence. 用tail heavy造句挺难的
- Ariel's tail originally had a motor inside that allowed the fluke to move independently, but the mechanics made the tail heavy and loud and were removed.
- But as a tank mounts a slid, it becomes tail heavy ( center of weight shifts backwards ) and that presented uncertainty when crossing wide trenches.
- This prototype first flew in early April 1917, being tested officially later that month, where it demonstrated good performance, but was tail heavy when carrying a bomb load and nose heavy without, and was tiring to fly.
- The J23 first flew in June 1923 and was tail heavy, a fault rectified by an increase in length ( several sources, e . g . put the length at about but L'A閞ophile, a year after the first flight, gives ).
- By this time the prototype ended up being seriously tail heavy, and in order to move the center of gravity back to a reasonable position for a test flight, 170 lb ( 77 kg ) of lead was added in the nose.
- One flying boat pilot, Major Theodore Douglas Hallam, wrote that they were " comic machines, weighing well under two tons; with two comic engines giving, when they functioned, 180 horsepower; and comic control, being nose heavy with engines on and tail heavy in a glide ."
- The P . V . 7 proved to be tail heavy in the air and difficult to handle on the ground, with its sesquiplane layout and high lift wings being considered unsuitable for such a small aircraft . The Gnat engine proved to be extremely unreliable, with test flights being forced to remain within gliding distance of an airfield.