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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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national policy and includes a slightly different take: "An aircraft with a type certificate (TC) is airworthy when it conforms to its U.
Airworthy Autogas is sure its product will be cheaper than avgas, but it's not sure how much cheaper and it won't know that until production is stabilized and with a few months of history.
PIA had acquired two jumbos recently but by spending the same amount of money several grounded aircraft could have been made airworthy and the divergent and contradictory financial figures submitted by the Chairman, PIA needs to be seriously examined.
Former Able Rating Mark Layton, 31, who used to keep helicopters airworthy for commandos in Afghanistan, fell down the stairs at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset and badly damaged ankle ligaments and tendons.
One hangar will be used for housing and maintaining the aircraft and the other will accommodate the large number of spares and equipment required to keep historic aircraft in an airworthy condition.
The event will include an exhibit of airworthy naval aircraft, a demonstration of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and a night air show and fireworks.
Sources claimed the Bell 430 helicopter had not renewed its airworthy certificate for the last two years.
An aircraft which is not airworthy is not released for flight.
1]s planes had been and continued to be completely airworthy and the suspension of the license was entirely over documentation issues.
We want to know who was responsible, who should have made sure it was airworthy and failed in their duty of care.
I pledge never to 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.
But last week an airworthy 1945 Supermarine Spitfire was sold in Nelson, New Zealand, in front of a crowd of more than 500 enthusiasts.