De727ups From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 814 posts, RR: 13
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3943 times:
The most important book you could get prior to taking the private knowledge test, is.....the private knowledge test study guide, published by ASA. It has all the questions given on the test, and, more importantly, the correct answers......
Illini_152 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1000 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 3934 times:
The best way to study for the FAA "Knowlage Exam" (not that it tests knowlage in any way/shape or form) is to go through the Gliem or ASA test prep books and go over all the questions and correct answers. Then take as many practice writtens as you can. This test is NOT about what you know, but tests how well you can memorize the FAA's version of bad physics and meteorology. The best site i found for this has been www.mywrittenexams.com the only catch is it doesn't have any of the figures you will need.
Just wait unil you try and go for a CFI rating, then you get to take the FOI exam, where you get to memorize the FAA's version of bad behavioral psychology.
Happy contrails - I support B747Skipper and Jetguy
Surv1 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 15 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3903 times:
Also, if you can, get ahold of the Gleims Test Prep software. It includes the entire FAA question series, and you can use it for study sessions, or to take actual tests in whatever format (LaserGrade, etc) you will be taking the real test in. It's a great study guide, I used it and made a 98 on the written. Good Luck!
Gocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4338 posts, RR: 21
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3895 times:
My CFI recommended me to us the Gleim private pilot FAA test booklet. I hear it's better then the ASA book, but I never used it. The Gleim has all 738 questions that will be on the test with the correct answer and a brief explaination. It is real helpful esp. on the weather sections and cross county flight planning.
It took me several weeks to study, it is really easy and understandable. It helped me get a 97 percentile on my PPL FAA knowledg test.