adjective, airworthier, airworthiest.
(of an aircraft) meeting established standards for safe flight; equipped and maintained in condition to fly.

1820–30; air1 + -worthy

airworthiness, noun
unairworthy, adjective Unabridged
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airworthy (ˈɛəˌwɜːðɪ)
(of an aircraft) safe to fly

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Airworthiness is a term used to dictate whether an aircraft is worthy of safe flight.
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