PARACHUTE RIGGER

Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement, FAA-CT-8080-4F (2013); & Addendum A

TEST CODE

TEST NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

AGE

ALLOTED TIME

PASSING SCORE

RIG

Parachute Rigger

50

14

2.0

70

RMC

Parachute Rigger Military Competence

25

17

1.0

70

Acceptable form of authorization for BOTH tests listed above:

  • Original FAA Form 8610-2, Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application.
    (A sample form is located in FAA Order 8080.6, Appendix A.)

    • NOTE 1: Proctor should verify that applicable blocks are marked (in upper right corner of form). Those not applicable will have a line drawn through them.

    • NOTE 2: Proctor should ensure block V is completed, including date, inspector's original signature, and FAA Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) identifier.

    • NOTE 3: The applicant must retain both original 8610-2 forms issued by the FSDO. The proctor must make a copy of the form and attach it to the applicable daily log; or, if the testing center is approved for electronic filing, the proctor must file the form electronically in accordance with (IAW) their Airman Knowledge Testing (AKT) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Holder's Procedures Manual.

Acceptable forms of retest authorization for BOTH tests listed above:

  • Original passing Airman Knowledge Test Report (AKTR).

  • Original expired AKTR.

  • Original failed AKTR.

    • NOTE 1: Retests do not require a 30-day waiting period if the applicant presents a signed statement from an airman holding a certificate and rating sought by the applicant. This statement must certify that the airman has given the applicant additional instruction in each of the subjects failed, and that the airman considers the applicant ready for retesting.

    • NOTE 2: A 30-day waiting period for retesting is required if the applicant presents a failed AKTR, but no authorized instructor endorsement.

    • NOTE 3: An applicant retesting AFTER FAILURE is required to submit the applicable AKTR indicating failure to the testing center prior to retesting.

      • The original failed AKTR must be retained by the proctor and attached to the applicable daily log.

        • If the testing center is approved for electronic filing, the proctor must: initial the AKTR within the embossed seal; file the AKTR IAW their AKT ODA Holder's Procedures Manual; verify the original failed AKTR has been successfully captured and stored prior to destruction; and destroy the AKTR.