tail load

tail load

tail load
A downward aerodynamic force produced by the tail of an airplane used to produce dynamic longitudinal stability.
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They started the 1st d swimming 10 min without any tail load. Swimming time was progressively increased by 10 min each day up to 60 min on the 6th d.
It seemed to shoot best with a Remington Premier Boat Tail load featuring 190-grain pointed soft points.
A 90 grain Berger boat tail loaded in a conventional Wylde chamber will give an overall cartridge length of about 2.50".