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air·wor·thy

 (âr′wûr′thē)
adj. air·wor·thi·er, air·wor·thi·est
Being in fit condition to fly: an airworthy helicopter.

air′wor′thi·ness n.
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airworthy

(ˈɛəˌwɜːðɪ)
adj
(Aeronautics) (of an aircraft) safe to fly
ˈairˌworthiness n
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air•wor•thy

(ˈɛərˌwɜr ði)

adj. -thi•er, -thi•est.
(of an aircraft) equipped and maintained in condition to fly.
[1820–30]
air′wor`thi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.airworthy - (of aircraft) fit to fly
unairworthy - not fit to fly
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Translations
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airworthy

[ˈɛəwɜːðɪ] ADJen condiciones de volar, en condiciones de vuelo
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airworthy

[ˈɛərwɜːrðɪ] adj [aircraft, plane, helicopter] → en état de navigation
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airworthy

[ˈɛəˌwɜːðɪ] adjidoneo/a al volo, in condizione di poter volare
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