SPORT PILOT

Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement, FAA-CT-8080-2G (2016)

TEST CODE

TEST NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

AGE

ALLOTTED TIME

PASSING SCORE

SPA

Sport Pilot Airplane

40

15

2.0

70

SPB

Sport Pilot Lighter-Than-Air (Balloon)

40

15

2.0

70

SPI

Sport Pilot Glider

40

15

2.0

70

SPL

Sport Pilot Lighter-Than-Air (Airship)

40

15

2.0

70

SPP

Sport Pilot Powered Parachute

40

15

2.0

70

SPW

Sport Pilot Weight-Shift-Control

40

15

2.0

70

SPY

Sport Pilot Gyroplane

40

15

2.0

70

SIA

Flight Instructor Sport Airplane

See Flight & Ground Instructor

SIB

Flight Instructor Sport Balloon

See Flight & Ground Instructor

SIG

Flight Instructor Sport Glider

See Flight & Ground Instructor

SIL

Flight Instructor Sport Lighter-Than-Air (Airship)

See Flight & Ground Instructor

SIP

Flight Instructor Sport Powered Parachute

See Flight & Ground Instructor

SIW

Flight Instructor Sport Weight-Shift-Control

See Flight & Ground Instructor

SIY

Flight Instructor Sport Gyroplane

See Flight & Ground Instructor

An airman applicant may present one or more of the following acceptable forms of authorization for ALL tests listed above:

  • 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 §§ 61.309)

Acceptable forms of retest authorization for ALL tests listed above:

  • Original passing Airman Knowledge Test Report (AKTR).

  • Original expired AKTR.

  • Original failed AKTR.

    • NOTE 1: 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))

    • NOTE 2: The original failed AKTR presented as authorization 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 in accordance with (IAW) their Airman Knowledge Testing (AKT) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Holder's Procedures Manual; verify the original failed AKTR / authorization has been successfully captured and stored prior to destruction; and destroy the AKTR.