RECREATIONAL & PRIVATE PILOT

Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement, FAA-CT-8080-2F

TEST CODE

TEST NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

AGE

ALLOTTED TIME

PASSING SCORE

PAR

Private Pilot Airplane

60

15

2.5

70

PAT

Private Pilot Airplane/Recreational Pilot - Transition

30

15

1.5

70

PBG

Private Pilot Balloon - Gas

60

14

2.5

70

PBH

Private Pilot Balloon - Hot Air

60

14

2.5

70

PCP

Private Pilot Airplane 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 Powered 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 forms 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 form of authorization for PCP only:

  • Requires NO instructor endorsement or other form of written authorization.

Acceptable forms of retest authorization for ALL tests listed above:

  • Original failed, passing, or expired Airman Knowledge Test Report (AKTR).

Retesting policy for ALL tests listed above:

  • An applicant retesting AFTER FAILURE is required to submit the applicable AKTR indicating failure. The applicant must also present an endorsement from an authorized instructor who gave the applicant additional training and who has determined the applicant proficient to pass the test. This endorsement may be in the form of a signed written statement, a signed logbook notation, or by completing the Authorized Instructor's Statement portion of the failed AKTR. (14 CFR 61.49(a)(2)) The original failed AKTR presented as authorization must be retained by the proctor and attached to the applicable sign-in/out log.