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RULES OF TESTING

This section is designed to give the Applicant information on how to schedule an exam and what to expect. Please read the following carefully. Call American Winds at least two days in advance of the desired test date. Please arrive 15 to 30 minutes prior to scheduled test time to allow for the office to complete your paperwork. All FAA Knowledge Exams must be ordered by American Winds. Do Not call CATS directly to order or pay for a FAA exam. On occasion, we are NOT notified of your intention of taking an exam and may not be properly staffed.

ATTENTION: AVIATION MECHANIC EXAM APPLICANT

Effective, October 27, 2008, all Pilot Examiner Exams will not be given through this testing center. Applicants should contact the Cleveland FSDO at 440-686-2001 for further details. This Directive was issued from CATS headquarters via email. If you are taking the Aviation Mechanic Exam, the applicant must have an original Graduation Certificate from the Institution AND a completed and signed copy of 8610-2. This form must have both the front and back completed

WHAT TO BRING WHEN TAKING A FAA KNOWLEDGE EXAM?

U.S. Citizens: Current driver's license or passport Non U.S. Citizens: must bring a current passport AND a state issued ID/ Driver’s License. Instructor log book sign-off Flight computer or E6B and a plotter A calculator with NO memory. Batteries will be removed before and after the test.

Absolutely no other material will be allowed into the testing room. You will be on camera and will be video taped. If you do not see the test you need to take listed, please contact us. We have only listed the most popular tests given.

APPLICANT

The applicant may not enter the testing area with personal possessions, including any type of portable phone, pager, electronic planner (i.e., ‘PDA’, ‘Palm Pilot’), or wrist watches with note capabilities. Applicants are responsible for securing their own personal possessions prior to entering the testing area (i.e., locking personal items in vehicle, etc.)

The applicant may not leave the testing area without proctor supervision, or the test will be terminated. The applicant may ask questions regarding the proper use of equipment. The applicant will be under surveillance at all times during test administration, including during any break.

RETESTING AFTER FAILING A WRITTEN TEST

The applicant must surrender the previous test report to the proctor prior to retesting.

RETESTING AFTER PASSING A WRITTEN TEST RETESTING FOR HIGHER SCORE

Test applicants who have received a passing grade may retake the same test for a higher score after 30 days. The applicant must surrender the previous test report to the test proctor prior to retesting. The test proctor shall destroy the original test report after administering the retest. The latest test taken will reflect the official score.