Saturday, February 19, 2005

Knowledge Test Short List

SP Knowledge Codes List
(From 174 Question Bank)
With Associated Study Materials

(From AC60-25F)
I took the Knowledge Test Question Bank for Sport Pilots and associated the Subject Matter Knowledge Codes with the study areas from Reference Materials listed in AC60-25F. This creates a list of the particular chapters of the listed reference materials needed to study for the Sport Pilot Knowledge Test. All clickable links of online materials or downloadable files are in blue. When you have clicked on a location the link turns purple.

Reference MaterialKnowledge Code/No. of Questions/Section of Reference Material

14 CFR part 1 —Definitions and Abbreviations
A01 2 General Definitions

14 CFR part 39 —Airworthiness Directives
A13 1 Airworthiness Directives

14 CFR part 61 —Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors
A20 5 General
A29 1 Ground Instructors - error

14 CFR part 91 —General Operating and Flight Rules
B07 8 General
B08 9 Flight Rules - General
B09 2 Visual Flight Rules
B11 1 Equipment, Instrument, and Certificate Requirements
B13 1 Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, and Alterations

NTSB 830 —Rules Pertaining to the Notification and Reporting of Aircraft Accidents or Incidents and Overdue Aircraft, and Preservation of Aircraft Wreckage, Mail, Cargo, and Records
G11 1 Initial Notification of Aircraft Accidents, Incidents, and Overdue Aircraft
G12 1 Preservation of Aircraft Wreckage, Mail, Cargo, and Records
G13 3 Reporting of Aircraft Accidents, Incidents, and Overdue Aircraft

FAA-H-8083-1 —Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook
H102 1 Effects of Weight

FAA-H-8083-3 —Airplane Flying Handbook [Superceded by FAA-H-8083-3A]
H548 1 Airport Traffic Patterns and Operations

FAA-H-8083-9 —Aviation Instructor's Handbook
H239 1 Positive Exchange of Flight Controls

AC 61-23 - Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge [Superceded by FAA-H-8083-25]
H311 2 Aircraft Documents, Maintenance, and Inspections
H312 1 The Pitot-Static System and Associated Instruments
H317 3 Airplane Performance
H320 1 Weather Briefings
H325 1 Aviation Weather Reports, Forecasts, and Weather Charts
H331 2 Radio Communications
H334 1 Collision Avoidance
H335 1 Controlled Airspace
H338 1 Other Airspace Areas
H342 2 Basic Calculations
H344 1 Dead Reckoning

Flight Manuals and Other Documents
H935 1 Airplane Flight Manuals

Aircraft PerformanceH946 1 Takeoff and Landing Performance

NavigationH981 1 Latitude and Longitude (Meridians and Parallels)
H982 2 Effect of Wind
H983 1 Basic Calculations
H984 2 Pilotage
H986 1 Flight Planning

Aeromedical FactorsH994 1 Environmental and Health Factors Affecting Pilot Performance

Aeronautical Decision Making
H996 6 The Decision-Making Process
H998 2 Factors Affecting Decision Making

AC 00-6A - Aviation Weather
I21 1 Temperature
I22 1 Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry
I23 1 Wind
I24 1 Moisture, Cloud Formation, and Precipitation
I25 2 Stable and Unstable Air
I26 2 Clouds
I28 4 Turbulence
I30 3 Thunderstorms
I36 1 Glossary of Weather Terms

AC 00-45E - Aviation Weather Services
I54 1 The Aviation Weather Service Program
I55 1 Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR)

AIM - Aeronautical Information Manual (Online)
J03 2 Airport Lighting Aids
J04 1 Air Navigation and Obstruction Lighting
J05 13 Airport Marking Aids and Signs
J08 5 Controlled Airspace
J09 3 Special Use Airspace
J10 1 Other Airspace Areas
J11 5 Service Available to Pilots
J13 7 Airport Operations
J14 1 ATC Clearance/Separations
J18 1 Arrival Procedures
J21 1 Emergency Procedures - General
J22 2 Emergency Services Available to Pilots
J23 1 Distress and Urgency Procedures
J27 4 Wake Turbulence
J28 1 Bird Hazards, and Flight Over National Refuges, Parks, and Forests
J29 1 Potential Flight Hazards
J31 12 Fitness for Flight

Other Documents (Order from NACO)J34 1 Airport/Facility Directory
J37 10 Sectional Chart

ADDITIONAL ADVISORY CIRCULARSL05 8 AC 60-22, Aeronautical Decision Making
L34 1 AC 90-48C, Pilots’ Role in Collision Avoidance
M52 2 AC 00-2, Advisory Circular Checklist

Note:This comprises the minimum list of study materials you will need to study in preparation for the Sport Pilot Knowledge Test.

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Sport Pilot Knowledge Test "The Short List"

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