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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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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight operate two of the remaining 12 Hurricanes that are still airworthy.
"In order to preserve her in airworthy condition so that she can continue to commemorate those who gave so much for this country, there are strict limitations on the weather conditions she is allowed to fly in."
According to the FAA, the plane was not airworthy during each of its 23 international and domestic flights.
I pledge to never undertake or approve work that I feel is beyond the limits of my knowledge, nor will I allow an unqualified person to persuade me to approve aircraft or equipment as airworthy against my better judgment.
And by the time the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft was made airworthy, the rest and duty time restrictions of the crew came into force, leading to further delay," an Air India official said.
The post Crashed Russian jet deemed airworthy by Irish regulators in May appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Avro Vulcan XH558 The Spirit Of Great Britain is the only airworthy example of the 134 Avro Vulcan jet powered delta winged strategic nuclear bomber aircraft operated by the Royal Air Force during the Cold War.
"The basics of the job is getting the airplane ready and airworthy for the crews, presenting them a good airplane so they can complete their mission, no matter what that mission is," said Tech.
The Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Mk1A P9374 is one of only two in the world restored to their original specifications and still airworthy.
HOPES of the only two remaining airworthy Lancaster bombers from the Second World War flying together at an air show have been dashed.