unairworthy


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Adj.1.unairworthy - not fit to fly
airworthy - (of aircraft) fit to fly
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Boeing may have conspired with American regulator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to sell an unairworthy plane to Ethiopian Airlines.The American aircraft manufacturer, the largest in the world, has been sued in the US by Kenyan families affected by the 737 Max plane crash in which all on board died.
The examiner at the Windsor Locks, Connecticut, FSDO was pleasant and reasonable and said we would do two touch-and-go landings, but when we got to the airplane another FAA inspector eyeballing the airplane told me it was unairworthy because the decal on the emergency exit window didn't match the instructional language ("pull handle, push window") stated in the POH.
Naturally, anything that renders the aircraft unairworthy or inadequately equipped is an automatic no-go.
The Boeing 727 Structural Repair Manual identifies the work as a major repair and requires rebalancing the control surface after the work is done." The FAA alleges that FedEx's failure to perform the rebalancing requirements rendered the aircraft unairworthy and that the company operated the aircraft on at least 133 flights when it was in that condition.
(8.) One of the seaplanes slammed into a mountain in Alaska without injury to the two man crew, a second aircraft was rendered unairworthy when dropped into the sea after a ship's boom broke.
"It was said by the pilot of the Puma that he would have considered the craft to be unairworthy if he had known that it had an inoperative anti-spill valve.
Summing up the evidence, the coroner said: "It was said by the pilot of the Puma that he would have considered the craft to be unairworthy if he had known that it had an inoperative anti-spill valve.
It is why, according to coroners, our troops are dying through obsolete equipment like poorlyarmed snatch Land Rovers and unairworthy Nimrod aircraft.
Barrister John Cooper, acting on behalf of two of the families, said it is the view of the claimants that "the aeroplane was unairworthy and the MoD should have known it was unairworthy".
Prosecutors said the plane was released into service "in an unairworthy condition" and flew several times until June 4, 2006, when the same part became cracked again and was properly replaced.