Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test Guide
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Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test Guide

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      The FAA has available hundreds of computer testing centers nationwide. These testing centers offer the full range of airman knowledge tests including military competence, instrument foreign pilot, and pilot examiner predesignated tests. Refer to appendix 1 in this guide for a list of computer testing designees. This knowledge test guide was developed to be used by applicants preparing to take a knowledge test for the following certificates and ratings: Commercial Pilot, Airplane Commercial Pilot, Rotorcraft, Helicopter Commercial Pilot, Rotorcraft, Gyroplane Commercial Pilot, Glider Commercial Pilot, Free Balloon Hot Air Commercial Pilot, Free Balloon Gas Commercial Pilot, Lighter-Than-Air Airship Military Competency, Airplane Military Competency, Helicopter. What is required to become a skilled and effective commercial pilot? Although some individuals possess more knowledge and skills than others, no one is born a natural pilot. Competent commercial pilots become so through study, hard work, and experience. This guide is not offered as a quick and easy way to obtain the necessary information for passing the knowledge tests. There is no quick and easy way to obtain this knowledge in addition to the skills needed to transform a student into a pilot capable of operating safely in our complex national airspace system. Rather, the intent of this guide is to define and narrow the field of study, as much as possible, to the required knowledge areas for obtaining a commercial pilot certificate. Rote memorization of test questions may render good test scores, but a correlative understanding of the subject matter may be lacking. This correlative understanding of the entire aviation schema is what produces a safe and effective pilot.
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