flight worthy

flight worthy

An aircraft ready in all respects to meet and endure the stresses and strains of flight.
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Objective: Design and manufacturing of an economical lightweight, safe and flight worthy canopy structure optimised for low aerodynamic drag, best field of view and in accordance with CS 29 requirements regarding bird strike capabilities for the high speed LifeRCraft.
He contended that the aircraft condition was not satisfactory and it was not flight worthy.
Every aircraft that he and his company's 52 employees build is flight worthy, except for those destined for static display in museums.
After the search to recover the bolt was unsuccessful, an immediate one-time inspection of all assigned CATM-9M missiles was conducted and determined that all remaining missiles were flight worthy.
A plan has been approved to increase the number of flight worthy planes to 43 from the present 25, by December 2014 through the addition of 10 narrow body planes on dry lease as well as to carry out necessary restructuring.
So what exactly is it then that deems our top flight worthy of this title?
After its long hiatus, group workers stripped off its white sheath, overhauled it and certified it flight worthy for its new job as a training drone.
Our objective was to develop an instrument that would be flight worthy and that would prevent NASA'S equipment from becoming disabled by dust," said Roger Hawk, head of UALR's Department &f Applied Science.
So far only two of the aircraft have been offered for dry lease by Singapore and Sabena Airlines, which are expected to cost the carrier a lot to make flight worthy.
Today's PFA members are ardent plane builders, with amateurs in sheds creating - at any one time - perhaps 1,000 flight worthy craft.
Meanwhile, sources indicate that "a couple of billion dollars" will be needed to keep the EA-6B flight worthy to the year 2005.
The General Dynamics TDRS, available first quarter 2002, is a compact, flight worthy data translator, storage, and retrieval system that translates and stores flight test data or high bandwidth sensor data.