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How low are we talking? Flute gets naturally weaker at the bottom, so this is pretty typical. You need to blow the air lower and more gently. Think "wide air stream".
You're probably already doing something similar in adjusting your tonguing to the embouchure you're using for different notes, using a wider, more open lip position for the lower notes. If you're not, then you need to experiment with it, or you'll produce a sharper attack and therefore a different tone on the higher notes than the lower ones. To see the ...
Vibrate your soft palette to interrupt the airflow - a back-of-the moth growl applied to a Scottish ch "loch" consonant. Your tonguing and embouchure continues uninterrupted, also learn to move the airflow around your mouth (much as you probably do in adjusting your embouchure to sometimes play from the side of your lips to get a stronger attack).
Indeed, humanity can truly add to our ability to play flute, as well as its ability to take away our ability to play flute ;-). Sometimes, simple temperature changes (Is the lip plate cold and the flute head joint cold while the air is warm? Am I playing my flute in a room that has rapidly-changing humidity and temperature ?) can wreak havoc on one's ...
I was always taught NOT to stick my tongue out. You are supposed to whisper 'too' into the flute to separate notes, and more of a 'doo' for something a bit more Legato.
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