unflyable

adjective
un·​fly·​able | \ ˌən-ˈflī-ə-bəl How to pronounce unflyable (audio) \

Definition of unflyable

: not suitable for flying or able to be flown : not flyable a type of damage that could make a plane unflyable

Examples of unflyable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The other 17, unflyable due to a lack of spares, rode out the storm in hangars. David Axe, Forbes, 22 June 2021

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First Known Use of unflyable

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unflyable was in 1908

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“Unflyable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unflyable. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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