When you want to get your load from the ground onto your trailer, you’ll want to mull over your two options: tilt or beavertail. The solution to your loading question will become clear as you consider the pros and cons of each. Tilt Trailer The design of a tilt trailer (pictured above) is straightforward—it is completely flat, tilting on a perfectly balanced point when you want to load or unload. To load your equipment, you climb onto the deck and walk toward the back of the trailer. When you pass the center of gravity, it drops slowly to the ground. On.