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airworthy in Air topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishairworthyair‧wor‧thy /ˈeəˌwɜːði $ ˈerˌwɜːrði/ adjective 🔊 🔊 TTAa plane that is airworthy is safe to flyairworthiness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
airworthyCrews were even dispatched to determine if any of the aircraft could be made airworthy.Seven engine changes and numerous on-the-spot overhauls were accomplished to keep the aircraft airworthy.The poor creature must have wondered what was going on, as it was already fully airworthy!An airworthy Catalina, PBY-5A N6108, was leased for use in the film and apparently flown to Hawaii.Two of the T-Birds will be kept in airworthy condition for the Museo do Ar, flying on special occasions only.Too numerous to list here individually, most were of early-1980s, vintage and had not been airworthy for some time.Spitfire restorations to airworthy status have notoriously exceeded initial estimates of timing and cost, irrespective of start point condition.