unflyable

unflyable

(ʌnˈflaɪəbəl)
adj
not able to be flown
Translations

unflyable

adj planeunfliegbar
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Iran's entire air fleet totals 298 planes, so 42 percent of them are grounded and unflyable for lack of parts, according to Nassim Online.
On the second pass he hit a 50-foot tower 40 feet up, making the airplane unflyable and killing all aboard.
Without the oil-cooler, the combining gearbox and transmission-oil temperatures will rapidly rise, and the aircraft will become unflyable within two-and-a-half minutes.
They would have to put anti-radar coatings one or two meters thick on the planes' wings, turning them into unflyable blobs.
Today we spotlight the unflyable antics of 2008, an election year during which, among other non-aviation silliness, the Dow dropped over 400 points in one day.
Kieran Daly of Air Transport Intelligence told Al Jazeera the crash had "a devastating impact to the ground, which suggests that either the aircraft was completely out of control and unflyable .
When the aircraft was deemed unflyable, it reduced the helicopter force to five.
He said that the pilot was unhappy with the approach profile and attempted a go-around but he failed to keep the aircraft airborne, possibly because of sudden windshear which may have made the aircraft unflyable.
The reporter is responsible for Shumann's death only insofar as he acquires the unflyable aircraft that Shumann failed to acquire for himself.
But there's a moment somewhere between laughter and tears (an Ayckbourn trademark) where, as the set revolves, we see him reviving his boyhood hobby of building unflyable wooden aeroplanes by the light of a lamp on his head.
For radar stealth, maneuvering performance, and mission optimization, among other reasons, the exterior of military aircraft are designed in such a way that, without electronic flight controls, they would be unflyable (Rushby, 1993).