INSTRUCTOR:

FLIGHT, GROUND, & SPORT PILOT

Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement, FAA-CT-8080-5G (2016)

TEST CODE

TEST NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

AGE

ALLOTTED TIME

PASSING SCORE

AFA

Flight Instructor Airplane (Added Rating)*

25

16

1.0

70

AFG

Flight Instructor Glider (Added Rating)*

25

16

1.0

70

AGI

Ground Instructor (Advanced)

100

16

2.5

70

BGI

Ground Instructor (Basic)

80

16

2.5

70

FIA

Flight Instructor Airplane

100

16

2.5

70

FIG

Flight Instructor Glider

100

16

2.5

70

FOI

Fundamentals of Instructing

50

16

1.5

70

FRG

Flight Instructor Gyroplane

100

16

2.5

70

FRH

Flight Instructor Helicopter

100

16

2.5

70

GFA

Flight Instructor Gyroplane (Added Rating)*

25

16

1.0

70

HFA

Flight Instructor Helicopter (Added Rating)*

25

16

1.0

70

MCI

Military Competence Instructor

125

16

3.0

70

SIA

Flight Instructor Sport Airplane**

70

16

2.5

70

SIB

Flight Instructor Sport Balloon**

70

16

2.5

70

SIG

Flight Instructor Sport Glider**

70

16

2.5

70

SIL

Flight Instructor Sport Lighter-Than-Air (Airship)**

70

16

2.5

70

SIP

Flight Instructor Sport Powered Parachute**

70

16

2.5

70

SIW

Flight Instructor Sport Weight-Shift-Control**

70

16

2.5

70

SIY

Flight Instructor Sport Gyroplane **

70

16

2.5

70

*For additional information on added rating tests, refer to FAA Order 8080.6, Conduct of Airman Knowledge Tests, "Eligibility Requirements" Chapter. The above added rating tests may only be taken if the applicant already holds a Flight Instructor certificate (14 CFR § 61 Subpart H); these tests do not apply to Flight Instructors with only a Sport Pilot Rating (14 CFR § 61 Subpart K).

**See SPORT PILOT authorization information below.

TEST CODE

TEST NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

AGE

ALLOTTED TIME

PASSING SCORE

AIF

Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane (Added Rating)

See Instrument Rating

FIH

Flight Instructor Instrument Helicopter

See Instrument Rating

FII

Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane

See Instrument Rating

HIF

Flight Instructor Instrument Helicopter (Added Rating)

See Instrument Rating

IGI

Ground Instructor Instrument

See Instrument Rating

Acceptable form of authorization for Flight and Ground Instructor tests listed above (except AFA, AFG, GFA, and HFA):

  • Requires NO instructor endorsement or other form of written authorization.

Acceptable form of authorization for Flight Instructor ADDED RATING tests listed above (AFA, AFG, GFA, and HFA):

  • 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. (14 CFR § 61.185(a)(2) and/or (3))

An airman applicant may present one or more of the following acceptable forms of authorization for SPORT PILOT Flight Instructor tests listed above (SIA - SIY):

  • 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 § 61.407)

  • Signed letter of acceptance from the FAA Light Sport Standardization Board (LSSB). (NOTE: The LSSB letter is valid for two years from the date of the letter.)

    • A copy of the letter may be retained by the testing center. NOTE: If the testing center is approved for electronic filing, the proctor may file the form electronically in accordance with (IAW) their Airman Knowledge Testing (AKT) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Holder's Procedures Manual.

Acceptable forms of retest authorization for ALL tests listed above:

  • Original passing Airman Knowledge Test Report (AKTR).

  • Original expired AKTR.

  • Original failed AKTR.

    • NOTE1: An applicant retesting AFTER FAILURE is required to submit the applicable AKTR indicating failure, along with an endorsement by an authorized instructor who gave the applicant the required additional training. (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 IAW their AKT ODA Holder's Procedures Manual; verify the original failed AKTR / authorization has been successfully captured and stored; and destroy the AKTR.