Definition of airworthy in English:

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airworthy

Pronunciation: /ˈerˌwərT͟Hē/

adjective

(Of an aircraft) safe to fly.
Example sentences
  • The company can deliver complete fleets of airworthy aircraft or helicopters coming from active duty or overhauled as per the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Today, FABA has over 70 airworthy biplanes of all types.
  • He said: ‘The Sea Vixen is the sole airworthy aircraft of its sort.’

Derivatives

airworthiness

Pronunciation: /ˈerˌwərT͟Hēnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • The annual inspection makes sure that all general-aviation aircraft are inspected for airworthiness at least once a year.
  • Our basic mission is to verify the airworthiness of the airplanes before they go back to the operational Air Force.
  • Of course, ultimate responsibility for the airworthiness of an airplane rests with the owner/operator, and must be determined before each flight.

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Syllabification: air·wor·thy

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