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  • Owner Preventive Maintenance?

    Kurt F. Bromschwig, FAASTeam Member ATP, CFI, A&P, IA|Apr 1, 2021

    “Hey Kurt, can you come over and sign off the new wing bolts I installed in my Bonanza?” or similar is a much too often request made of me as an A&P. But I will say God bless the owner for even asking for another set of “licensed” eyes to look at the work performed. Much of owner maintenance never gets a second look. 14 CFR Part 43, Appendix A, Subpart C, lists the 31 tasks that may be performed by a pilot/owner as preventive maintenance, but I’ll not reprint them here. First note of interest is that you can perform preventive...