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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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airworthyair‧wor‧thy /ˈeəˌwɜːði $ ˈerˌwɜːrði/ adjective  TTAa plane that is airworthy is safe to flyairworthiness noun [uncountable]
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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.
From Longman Business Dictionaryairworthyair‧wor‧thy /ˈeəˌwɜːDiˈerˌwɜːrDi/ adjective a plane that is airworthy is safe enough to flySubstantial investment is required to maintain aircraft in an airworthy condition.
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