When performing any inspection or maintenance on the powerplant, propeller or that requires turning on the master switch, or pulling the propeller through by hand; treat the propeller as if the ignition switch were on. DO NOT stand, nor allow anyone else to stand, within the arc of the propeller as a loose or broken wire or component malfunction could cause the propeller to rotate.
Make appropriate logbook entry of the work performed. The FAA has a sample logbook entry shown in the free video on our home page at www.apex- inc .biz .
This presentation contains information that is consistent with FAR 65.83 “Recent Experience Requirements.”
Please visit www.apex- inc .biz to view a free video that reviews Basic Maintenance for Pilots and Technicians as part of FAR 43 and 91. Click on “Watch the video” located about half way down on the left side of the page.