Definition of airworthy
: fit for operation in the air kept the historic aircraft in airworthy condition
Examples of airworthy in a Sentence
The agency considered the plane airworthy.
Recent Examples of airworthy from the Web
Regulators contend the plane wasn’t airworthy during those flights.
And what about Leonardo da Vinci, ur-tinkerer, whose not-quite-airworthy inventions of flying machines now grace museum walls?
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AIRWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airworthy for English Language Learners
: fit or safe for flying
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