FAA Written Exams

CATS Testing Center. The cost of the FAA Written is $160 per test. Registered members of AOPA receive a $10 discount on FAA tests. Have your AOPA number ready when registering for a test to receive this discount.

Farmingdale State College students are able to have the cost of the FAA Written debited directly from their Aero Fee account saving them the need to pay for these required tests out of pocket. Students wishing to schedule an Airman Knowledge Test should arrange with their Flight Instructor.

For others who wish to take an Airman Knowledge Test, we accept credit / debit cards only. Sorry, no cash or checks accepted. Registration may be accomplished by calling CATS directly to register at 1-800-947-4228. Alternatively, you may arrange to take a test on a space available basis by contacting the Aviation Center at 934-420-2532 or emailing the Chief Flight Instructor Michael Trzaska.

Below are common FAA Airman Knowledge Tests offered at the Farmingdale State College Aviation Center including the minimum age requirement, time allotted for each test, and the number of questions associated with each test. Other tests are available upon request. For specific information regarding the requirements for a FAA Airman Knowledge Test please see below.

FAA Airman Knowledge Test Requirements

AGA Aviation Maintenance Technician General

  • Minimum Age:16
  • Allotted Time: 2.0 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 60

AGI Ground Instructor (Advanced)

  • Minimum Age:16
  • Allotted Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 100

AMA Aviation Maintenance Technician Airframe

  • Minimum Age:16
  • Allotted Time: 2.0 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 100

AMA Aviation Maintenance Technician Powerplant

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Allotted Time: 2.0 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 100

ATP Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (121)

  • Minimum Age:21
  • Allotted Time: 3.0 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 80

CAX Commercial Pilot Airplane

  • Minimum Age:16
  • Allotted Time: 3.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 100

FIA Flight Instructor Airplane

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Allotted Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 100

FII Flight Instructor Instrument

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Allotted Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 60

FOI Fundamentals of Instructing

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Allotted Time: 1.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 50

IGI Instrument Ground Instructor

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Allotted Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 50

IRA Instrument Ground Instructor

  • Minimum Age: 15
  • Allotted Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 60

PAR Private Pilot Airplane

  • Minimum Age: 15
  • Allotted Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Number of Questions: 60

Aviation flight center

Aviation Flight Center
934-420-2036
aviationcenter@farmingdale.edu
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Email

Michael Trzaska
Chief Flight Instructor