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FAQ > GroundSchool FAA Knowledge Test Prep
Yes, questions are filtered by specific test. (for example: airplane vs helicopter)

Yes, absolutely.

Our questions are filtered by test. This means that when using our app you will study only those questions that our editors have determined apply to your particular test - nothing less, and nothing more. This is a huge time saver.

Our FAA knowledge test preps are sold by "groups" - for example, Private Pilot, IFR, Sport Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Flight and Ground Instructor, Sport Pilot Instructor/Examiner, ATP, Flight Engineer, Aviation Mechanic - General, Aviation Mechanic - Airframe, Aviation Mechanic Powerplant, and Drone (UAS) Pilot.

Each group generally contains one or more tests. For example, our Private Pilot titles contain the following tests:

  • Private Pilot Airplane
  • Private Pilot Helicopter
  • Private Pilot Glider
  • Private Pilot Gyroplane
  • ... and several more.

Once you get our GroundSchool - Private Pilot app on the device of your choice, you will be prompted to select the test you want to study for (for example: Private Pilot Airplane). Once you do that, the app will present you with only those questions that our editors have determined have applied to that test.

Should you want to, you can switch tests within a group at any time. For example, you can later switch to Private Pilot Glider if you wish. In practice, most people ever take only one test in any given group (except for flight instructor candidates, who take the FOI Fundamentals of Instruction test along with a test such as FIA flight instructor airplane), but the option is there should you need it.

Total Questions: 13107 (10369 in audio version)

Recreational and Private Pilot (PVT) : 1531 (1159 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Airplane : 1142 (849 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter : 1014 (774 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Glider : 869 (654 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Balloon - Hot Air : 701 (544 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Balloon - Gas : 683 (528 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Lighter-Than-Air (Airship) : 744 (570 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Rotorcraft Gyroplane : 1025 (769 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Airplane/Recreational Pilot - Transition : 1094 (811 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Helicopter/Rec. Pilot - Transition : 997 (760 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Gyroplane/Recreational Pilot - Transition : 1010 (756 in audio version)
  • Recreational Pilot Airplane : 1143 (855 in audio version)
  • Recreational Pilot Helicopter : 1031 (794 in audio version)
  • Recreational Pilot Gyroplane : 1048 (793 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Powered Parachute : 805 (629 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Weight Shift Control : 857 (670 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Canadian Conversion (Airplane) : 562 (449 in audio version)
  • Private Pilot Canadian Conversion (Helicopter) : 571 (462 in audio version)
Instrument Rating (IFR) : 1388 (951 in audio version)
  • Instrument Rating Airplane : 1305 (890 in audio version)
  • Instrument Rating Helicopter : 1232 (831 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) Airplane : 1323 (908 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) Airplane (added rating) : 1310 (901 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) Helicopter : 1261 (857 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) Helicopter (added rating) : 1226 (838 in audio version)
  • Ground Instructor Instrument : 1329 (903 in audio version)
  • Instrument Rating Foreign Pilot : 1242 (835 in audio version)
  • Instrument Rating Canadian Conversion (Airplane) : 799 (508 in audio version)
  • Instrument Rating Canadian Conversion (Helicopter) : 807 (502 in audio version)
Commercial Pilot (COM) : 2015 (1754 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Airplane : 1038 (838 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter : 855 (743 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Glider : 724 (631 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Gyroplane : 766 (655 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Balloon - Hot Air : 1091 (1022 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Balloon - Gas : 1081 (1010 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Lighter-Than-Air (Airship) : 1136 (1047 in audio version)
  • Military Competence Non-Category : 433 (373 in audio version)
  • Military Competence Airplane : 548 (475 in audio version)
  • Military Competence Helicopter : 479 (417 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Canadian Conversion (Airplane) : 497 (413 in audio version)
  • Commercial Pilot Canadian Conversion (Helicopter) : 500 (422 in audio version)
Flight and Ground Instructor (CFI) : 2519 (2191 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Airplane : 1392 (1102 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Airplane (added rating) : 1370 (1093 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Rotorcraft Helicopter : 1129 (919 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Helicopter (added rating) : 997 (818 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Glider (added rating) : 984 (783 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Glider : 1014 (789 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Rotorcraft Gyroplane : 1074 (837 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Gyroplane (added rating) : 950 (746 in audio version)
  • Ground Instructor Basic : 1377 (1087 in audio version)
  • Ground Instructor Advanced : 1414 (1123 in audio version)
  • Fundamentals of Instruction : 524 (512 in audio version)
  • Military Competence - Instructor : 1222 (1178 in audio version)
Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) : 2845 (2012 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Multiengine Airplane : 1640 (1244 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Single Engine Airplane : 1548 (1151 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter : 1180 (879 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Helicopter (Added Rating) : 1171 (871 in audio version)
  • Aircraft Dispatcher : 1787 (1207 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (121 and ATM) : 1915 (1242 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (135) : 1863 (1193 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Airplane (135) (Added Rating) : 1795 (1177 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Canadian Conversion Airplane : 715 (626 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Canadian Conversion Multiengine Airplane : 773 (666 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Canadian Conversion Single-engine Airplane : 1043 (808 in audio version)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Canadian Conversion Helicoper : 688 (569 in audio version)
  • Control Tower Operator : 529 (529 in audio version)
Flight Engineer (FLE) : 890 (649 in audio version)
  • Flight Engineer Turbojet/Basic : 753 (560 in audio version)
  • Flight Engineer Turboprop/Basic : 724 (538 in audio version)
  • Flight Engineer Reciprocating Engine/Basic : 645 (507 in audio version)
  • Flight Engineer Turbojet (added rating) : 754 (560 in audio version)
  • Flight Engineer Turboprop (added rating) : 721 (535 in audio version)
  • Flight Engineer Reciprocating Engine (added rating) : 638 (502 in audio version)
Aviation Mechanic - General (AMG) : 751 (577 in audio version)
  • Aviation Mechanic General : 751 (577 in audio version)
  • Designated Mechanic Examiner : 685 (518 in audio version)
Aviation Mechanic - Airframe (AMA) : 1160 (1110 in audio version)
Aviation Mechanic - Powerplant (AMP) : 1069 (1049 in audio version)
Parachute Rigger (PAR) : 323 (308 in audio version)
  • Parachute Rigger Senior : 315 (300 in audio version)
  • Parachute Rigger Master : 297 (282 in audio version)
  • Parachute Rigger Military Competence : 320 (305 in audio version)
  • Designated Parachute Rigger Examiner : 320 (305 in audio version)
Sport Pilot - General (SPG) : 1253 (959 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot General : 666 (522 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Airplane : 970 (740 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Glider : 800 (622 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Gyroplane : 889 (685 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Powered Parachute : 676 (541 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Weight-Shift-Control : 730 (581 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Lighter-Than-Air (Balloon) : 683 (544 in audio version)
  • Sport Pilot Lighter-Than-Air (Airship) : 696 (557 in audio version)
Sport Pilot - Instructor and Examiner (SPI) : 1780 (1615 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Airplane : 961 (825 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Balloon : 630 (560 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Glider : 831 (722 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Lighter-than-Air : 669 (592 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Powered Parachute : 652 (581 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Weight-Shift-Control : 729 (640 in audio version)
  • Flight Instructor Sport Gyroplane : 854 (753 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Airplane : 956 (822 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Balloon : 663 (593 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Glider : 832 (723 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Lighter-than-Air : 703 (626 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Powered Parachute : 663 (592 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Weight-Shift-Control : 726 (637 in audio version)
  • Pilot Examiner Sport Gyroplane : 853 (752 in audio version)
  • Fundamentals of Instruction : 524 (512 in audio version)
Remote / Drone Pilot (RDP) : 763 (670 in audio version)
  • Small UAS Remote Pilot in Command (Initial) : 763 (670 in audio version)
  • Small UAS Remote Pilot in Command (Recurrent) : 616 (545 in audio version)

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