readiness time

readiness time

[′rēd·i·nəs ‚tīm]
(engineering)
The length of time required to obtain a stabilized system ready to perform its intended function (readiness time includes warm-up time); the time is measured from the point when the system is unassembled or uninstalled to such time as it can be expected to perform as accurately as at any later time; maintenance time is excluded from readiness time.
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During the night watch the readiness time for the first aircraft is 45 minutes and 20 minutes for the second.

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