FAA AIRMAN KNOWLEDGE TESTING
APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION, INFORMATION VERIFICATION, &
AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS MATRIX
Acceptable Forms of Identification:
|ALL Applicants||U.S. Citizens
Under Age 18
|Identification must be ...
include the applicant's...
The above information
|One or more of the following:
One or more of the following ..
|A parent or legal guardian may be
required to accompany
the applicant, and
after presenting identification as described in this table, may then attest to the applicant's identity
REFERENCES for Acceptable Forms of Identification:
- Title 14 of the code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Section (§)61.35(a)(2)(i), (ii), (iii), and (iv)
- FAA Order 8080.6 (as amended), "Test Procedures-General" Chapter
- FAA ORDER 8900.1, Volume 5, Chapter 1, § 3, pars. 5-53 B., 1), 2), 4), C., and D.
Acceptable Forms of Age Verification:
- An applicant must present state or federal government-issued photo identification as proof that he or she is at least the minimum eligibility age required for the requested knowledge test as listed in the applicable table of this document and as stated in the applicable portion(s) of 14 CFR Sections (§§) 61.35(a)(2), 61.96(b)(1), 61.103(a)(b), 61.123(a), 61.153(a), 61.183(a), 61.305(a)(1), or 65.53(a).
Acceptable Forms of Authorization:
- Only one form of authorization per applicant must be presented. (See the applicable page of this document for additional information on acceptable forms of airman knowledge test authorization.)
Retesting for Higher Score:
- An applicant retesting, in an attempt to achieve a higher passing score, may retake the same test 30 days after the date of the last attempt.
The applicant is required to submit the original applicable Airman Knowledge Test Report ("test report") indicating the previous passing score
to the proctor prior to testing. The proctor must:
- collect and retain the original test report prior to administering the knowledge retest;
- make a legible copy of the original test report, and attach the copy to the applicable daily log;
- issue the new test report to the applicant; and
- destroy the previously issued original test report
GENERAL GUIDELINES & RECOMMENDATIONS
- The proctor must make a legible photocopy of any identification and authorization documents presented at the time of applicant processing and attach these copies to the applicable daily log.
- An applicant must surrender his or her original test report to the Aviation Safety Inspector or examiner when making application for a certificate or rating.
- A test report is considered an official, original test report only if it has an embossed (raised) seal.
- A U.S. pilot wishing to obtain a Canadian license, or a Canadian pilot wishing to obtain a U.S. certificate, should review FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 61-135, Conversion Procedures and Processes for FAA Pilot Certificates and TCCA Pilot Licenses.
RECREATIONAL & PRIVATE PILOT
Computer Testing Supplement FAA-CT-8080-2E
|TEST NAME||NUMBER OF
|PAR||Private Pilot Airplane||60||15||2.5||70|
|PAT||Private Pilot Airplane/Recreational Pilot-Transition||30||15||1.5||70|
|PBG||Private Pilot Ballon - Gas||60||14||2.5||70|
|PBH||Private Pilot Ballon - Hot Air||60||14||2.5||70|
|PCP||Private Pilot Canadian Conversion||40||16||2.0||70|
|PGL||Private Pilot Glider||60||14||2.5||70|
|PGT||Private Pilot Gyroplane/Recreational Pilot - Transition||30||15||1.5||70|
|PHT||Private Pilot Helicopter/Recreational Pilot - Transition||30||15||1.5||70|
|PLA||Private Pilot Airship||60||15||2.5||70|
|PPP||Private Pilot Power Parachute||60||15||2.5||70|
|PRG||Private Pilot Gyroplane||60||15||2.5||70|
|PRH||Private Pilot Helicopter||60||15||2.5||70|
|PWS||Private Pilot Weight-Shift-Control||60||15||2.5||70|
|RPA||Recreational Pilot Airplane||50||15||2.0||70|
|RPG||Recreational Pilot Gyroplane||50||15||2.0||70|
|RPH||Recreational Pilot Helicopter||50||15||2.0||70|
Acceptable form of authorization for all tests listed above (except PCP)
- Certificate of Graduation issued by an FAA certificated pilot school (14 CFR § 61.71(a)
- Written statement or logbook endorsement from an authorized ground or flight instructor certifying that the applicant completed an applicable ground training or home study course and is prepared for the knowledge test (14 CFR § 61.35, 61.96(b)(3) or 61.103(d)(2)).
Acceptable forms of authorization for PCP only:
- Confirmation of Verification Letter issued by the Airmen Certification Branch (AFS-760).
Acceptable forms of retest authorization for ALL tests listed above:
- Original failed, passing, or expired Airman Knowledge Test Report, provided the applicant still has the test report in his or her possession. (If the applicant no longer possesses the original test rreport, he or she may present an 'expired test/credit' letter issued by AFS-760.)
Retesting policy for ALL tests listed above:
- An applicant retesting AFTER FAILURE is required to submit the applicable test report indicating failure, along with an endorsement from an authorized instructor who gave the applicant the requried additonal training. The endorsement must certify the applicant is competent to pass the test. The original failed test report presented as authorization must be retained by the proctor and attached to the applicable sign-in/out log.