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airworthy

(of an aircraft) safe to fly

airworthy

Aircraft or equipment complying with regulations prescribed by the competent authority and certified fit for flight. A certificate of airworthiness is issued for aircraft and equipment by an appropriate authority.
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Army Aviation & Missile Command (AMCOM) has awarded the Systems Engineering Group of QinetiQ North America a task order to provide airworthiness and qualification engineering to the Apache Helicopter Division of the Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED).
It will also fully manage its Camo functions which include, engineering support services, aircraft systems and propulsion engineering, technical planning, airworthiness review and maintenance of fleet technical records.
After many years of outsourcing our fleet management and airworthiness control to outside agencies, we are now able to in-source such key technical functions to be taken care of by our own technical team.
oThe committee conducted a technical audit on Antonov Design Bureau, the design organisation in Ukraine for An-12 aircraft to determine the airworthiness of the aircraft.
The key input to the program was the verification of the safety and airworthiness of the system, but the discovery of deficiencies prior to operational test or operational use is a necessary method of ensuring the user does not get an unsafe or unusable system.
Last week's ninth, and final, Concorde Anglo-French working group meeting had announced that the airworthiness certificate was likely to be issued before the end of this month.
Less than the regulation 50 hours flying time had elapsed since the last inspection and the airworthiness certificate had expired eight days before the crash.
The MRO will now be able to support SSJ100 operators with a complete range of aircraft engineering services, covering airworthiness directive and service bulletin compliance control and implementation, aircraft maintenance program development, technical records management, aircraft damage assessment and mapping, reliability monitoring, production of maintenance work packages and aircraft audits.
The majority of UK pilots, both private and commercial, will be affected by the switchover and will need to obtain new EASA licences to continue to fly aircraft that have EASA airworthiness certificates.
Avisa UK and Avisa Gulf have joined together to provide Gulf Air with Continuing Airworthiness Management (CAMO) services for the next 12 months.
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines is canceling several hundred flights today to conduct additional inspections of its MD-80 fleet to ensure precise and complete compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration's airworthiness directive related to the bundling of wires in the aircraft's wheel wells.
is expected to conduct an engineering analysis on the tankers to determine their airworthiness.