AIRCRAFT DISPATCHER, AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT,

& FLIGHT NAVIGATOR

Computer Testing Supplement, FAA-CT-8080-7C (2005);
& Addendum A (July 2011); Addendum B (May 2012); & Addendum C (April 2014)

TEST CODE

TEST NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

AGE

ALLOTTED TIME

PASSING SCORE

ACH

Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter Canadian Conversion*

40

23

2.0

70

ACM

Airline Transport Pilot Multiengine Airplane Canadian Conversion**

60

23

2.5

70

ADX

Aircraft Dispatcher

80

21

3.5***

70

ARH

Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter (135) (Added Rating)****

50

21

2.5

70

ASC

Airline Transport Pilot Single Engine Airplane Canadian Conversion

40

23

2.5

70

ATH

Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter (135)

80

21

3.0

70

ATM

Airline Transport Pilot Multiengine Airplane*****

125

18

4.0

70

ATS

Airline Transport Pilot Single Engine (135)

90

21

3.0

70

FNX

Flight Navigator

80

N/A

3.0

70

* The effective date of the new ACH exam is 2/9/15.

** The Airline Transport Pilot Airplane Canadian Conversion (ACP) 40-question, 2.0-hour exam, which required no endorsement or authorization, was discontinued effective 8/1/14; and is being replaced by the new ACM exam, effective 2/9/15.

*** The allotted time for the ADX exam is increased from 3.0 to 3.5 hours, effective 10/13/14.

**** For additional information on added rating tests, refer to FAA Order 8080.6, Conduct of Airman Knowledge Tests, "Eligibility Requirements" Chapter.

***** The ATM airman knowledge test has a validity period of 60 calendar months.

Acceptable form of authorization for ALL tests listed above (except ACM and ATM):

  • NO instructor endorsement or other form of written authorization is required for an initial attempt. (14 CFR §§ 61.153(f), 63.51, and 65.53)

Acceptable form of authorization for ACM and ATM only:

  • Graduation certificate issued by an authorized part 121, 135, 141, or 142 Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certification Training Program (CTP) training provider certifying completion of the training required by § 61.156.

    • NOTE: The proctor must make a legible photocopy of the graduation certificate presented at the time of applicant processing, and attach this copy to the applicable daily log.

      • If the testing center is approved for electronic filing, the proctor must: file the certificate in accordance with (IAW) their Airman Knowledge Testing (AKT) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Holder's Procedures Manual; and return the original certificate to the applicant.

Acceptable forms of retest authorization for all tests listed above (except ADX and FNX):

  • 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))

      • (For the ACM and ATM tests, the endorsement must be provided by an ATP CTP authorized ground instructor.)

    • NOTE 2: The original 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 IAW their AKT ODA Holder's Procedures Manual; and destroy the AKTR. The proctor must verify the original authorization has been successfully captured and stored prior to destroying the AKTR.

Acceptable forms of retest authorization for ADX and FNX only:

  • Original passing AKTR.

  • Original expired AKTR.

  • Original failed AKTR.

    • NOTE 1: Requires a 30-day waiting period for retesting if the applicant presents a failed AKTR, but no authorized instructor endorsement. The applicant is required to submit the applicable AKTR indicating failure to the testing center prior to retesting.

      • ADX: Retests do not require a 30-day waiting period if the applicant presents a signed statement from an airman holding the certificate and rating sought by the applicant certifying that the airman has given the applicant additional instruction in each of the failed subjects, and that the airman considers the applicant ready for retesting. (14 CFR § 65.19)

      • FNX: Retests do not require a 30-day waiting period if the applicant presents a signed statement from a certificated flight navigator, certificated ground instructor, or any other qualified person approved by the FAA Administrator. (14 CFR § 63.59) This statement must certify that the individual has given the applicant additional instruction in each of the failed subjects, and that the individual considers the applicant ready for retesting.

    • NOTE 2: The original failed AKTR 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 IAW their AKT ODA Holder's Procedures Manual; verify the original failed AKTR has been successfully captured and stored prior to destruction; and destroy the AKTR.