Owner Assisted Aircraft Maintenance

Owner Assisted Aircraft Maintenance

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From the back cover: Have you ever wanted to participate in your aircraft's maintenance, but were afraid to try? Are the rising costs of flying keeping you on the ground? This illustrated manual is written for mechanically inclined Part 91 pilot owner/operators that are ready to learn more about their airplanes. It describes common maintenance activities that are approved for pilots to perform by the FAA, along with a number of other projects that you might wish to complete under the supervision of a certified mechanic. The book focuses on common qlegacyq single engine aluminum aircraft built from the 1940s through today. Whether changing your oil, installing new tires, or checking engine compression this 160 pages of text and photos provides procedures and tips gathered over the past 27 years.not mandatory, these instructions should be followed to prevent a future occurrence. ... They can be simple one-time inspections, repetitive inspections, or may require replacement of parts. ... rotate a€c Engine compression test a€c Inspect and clean injectors a€c Replace alternator belt a€c Magneto timing check a€c Clean air/ oil separator and drain line a€c Replace engine air filter element ... My annuals have cost a few hundred dollars, plus supplies I purchased such as oil, air filter, ELT battery, etc.

Title:Owner Assisted Aircraft Maintenance
Author:Daniel MacDonald
Publisher:Alpha Zulu LLC - 2011-07-21


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