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Hot Air Balloon Question Pools Updated

I am pleased to announce that the release of two updated question pools for the Hot Air Balloon community. The Private Pilot and Commercial Pilot question pools have been reviewed in conjunction with Dave Sullivan of Balloonacy, Ltd. Balloonacy is one of the few FAA Part 141 certified Balloon schools in the country and Dave [...]

New: Email exam results and online Aviation Library

A quick update on some features that have been added recently. Email exam results & View all practice exam results. To make it easier to review and share your exam results (eg. with your Instructor) I have added some extra features to the Stats pages. When you are looking at the results from a specific [...]

Exam Statistics and Reports

One of the benefits of PrepareToTest over other FAA test prep sites are the comprehensive statistics and reports that are available for you to review, and that can be used to accelerate your studying. This post covers how this works and how it can be used to your advantage. What information is stored? Every time [...]

FAA releases Computer Testing Supplements

Gleim reprints the figures in its own test prep manuals and websites like our own scan these same images so they can be used in online test prep software.Having the entire set available online will be very convenient for both students and flight instructors…. Similarly, flight instructors can now use these figures which include performance charts, sectional and en route charts, approach plates and more in their own handouts and presentations.The computer testing supplements are available as downloadable PDF documents on the FAA’s Airman Knowledge Test Questions page.

Airspace & Weather minimums

A question from yesterday’s Sport Pilot quiz highlighted one of topics that isn’t difficult but requires a bit of memorization to make it stick – weather minimums in different classes of airspace.The question was as follows:Light Sport Pilot Question: 0205_15During operations within Class E airspace at altitudes of less than 1,200 feet AGL, the minimum horizontal distance from clouds requirement for flight is: A – 500 feetB – 1000 feetC – 2000 feetThe correct answer is B. During operations within Class E airspace at altitudes of less than 1,200 feet AGL, the minimum horizontal distance from clouds requirement for flight is 2000 feet.