May a pilot perform preventive maintenance on his aircraft?

May a pilot perform preventive maintenance on his aircraft, and if so under what restrictions?

Question: May a pilot perform preventive maintenance on his aircraft, and if so under what restrictions?

Answer: Like other questions you can find answer of this one on FAA.gov website, under Current FAA regulations. So, technically yes but there is some restrictions..

Except for holders of a sport pilot certificate, the holder of a pilot certificate issued under part 61 may perform preventive maintenance on any aircraft owned or operated by that pilot which is not used under part 121, 129, or 135 of this chapter. The holder of a sport pilot certificate may perform preventive maintenance on an aircraft owned or operated by that pilot and issued a special airworthiness certificate in the light-sport category.

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