PSI FAA Airman Knowledge Testing

Aircraft Dispatcher and Airline Transport Pilot

Test Code Test Name Number of Questions Min. Age Test Time (HRS) Passing Grade
ADX Aircraft Dispatcher 80 18** 3.0 70*
ARA Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (135) (Added Rating) 50 21 2.5 70*
ARH Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter (135) (Added Rating) 50 21 2.5 70*
ATA Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (135) 80 21 3.0 70*
ATH Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter (135) 80 21 3.0 70*
ATP Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (121) 80 21 3.0 70*
ACP Airline Transport Pilot Canadian Conversion 40 21 2.0 70*

* Test reports will show PASS/FAIL

** Applicants desiring to take the knowledge test more than 2 years prior to being eligible for the certificate may be administered the test at the age of 18 if they meet the requirements (except for age) of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Sections 65.53 and 57. However, the applicant's satisfactory test report will expire prior to the applicant being eligible for the certificate (ADX age 23). There are no provisions for extending the test report of the aircraft dispatcher applicant.

Acceptable Forms of Authorization:

Requires NO instructor endorsements or other form of written authorization.

Failed, passing or expired Airman Test Report, provided the applicant still has the ORIGINAL test report in his/her possession. (See RETESTING explanation.)

Retesting - ADX:

Retests do not require a 30-day waiting period if the applicant presents a signed statement from an airman holding a certificate & rating sought by the applicant. This statement must certify that the airman has given the applicant additional instruction in each of the subjects failed, and that the airman considers the applicant ready for retesting. Requires a 30-day waiting period for retesting if the applicant presents a failed test report without a signed statement.

Applicants taking retests AFTER PREVIOUS FAILURE are required to submit the applicable score report indicating failure to the testing center prior to retesting. The original failed test report shall be retained by the proctor and attached to the applicable sign-in/out log. The latest test taken will reflect the official score.

Retesting - All Airline Transport Pilot Tests:

Applicants retesting AFTER FAILURE are required to submit the applicable score report indicating failure, along with an endorsement from an authorized instructor who gave the applicant the additional training, and certifying the applicant is competent to pass the test. The original failed test report presented as authorization shall be retained by the proctor and attached to the applicable sign-in/out log. The latest test taken will reflect the official score.

Retesting - ADX & All Airline Transport Pilot Tests:

Applicants retesting IN AN ATTEMPT TO ACHIEVE A HIGHER PASSING SCORE may retake the same test for a better grade after 30 days. The latest test taken will reflect the official score. Applicants are required to submit the ORIGINAL applicable score report indicating previous passing score to the testing center prior to testing. Testing center personnel must collect and destroy this report prior to issuing the new test report.