airworthy

[air-wur-th ee]
adjective, air·wor·thi·er, air·wor·thi·est.
  1. (of an aircraft) meeting established standards for safe flight; equipped and maintained in condition to fly.

Origin of airworthy

First recorded in 1820–30; air1 + -worthy
Related formsair·wor·thi·ness, nounun·air·wor·thy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for airworthiness

airworthy

adjective
  1. (of an aircraft) safe to fly
Derived Formsairworthiness, noun
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