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ASA’s Oral Exam Guide Series is an excellent study tool for students and instructors alike. Arranged in a question-and-answer format, this comprehensive guide lists the questions most likely to be asked by evaluators during the practical exam and provides succinct, ready responses. FAA references are provided throughout for further study.

This thirteenth edition of the Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide has been updated to further align with the Airman Certification Standards (ACS), with new information added or expanded on these subjects: weather services, regulations, airport operations, airspace, and flight planning. This book is the complete resource to prepare applicants for the Private Pilot Airplane checkride and is valuable as a general refresher.

Complies with the FAA Airman Certification Standards, rules and procedures. Contains the questions most frequently asked by FAA examiners during the airplane checkride, and the appropriate responses.
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  • Edition: Thirteenth
  • Effective Date: 2023
  • Page Count: 312
  • ISBN Number: 978-1-64425-302-1
  • Dimensions: 5.25 x 8.25 inches
  • Copyright: © 1992-2023 Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Date Published: 2023
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Author Details

  • For Mike Hayes, flying started when he was 16 years old, and he has been flying for more than 40 years. He obtained his private pilot certificate in 1972 and acquired additional certificates and ratings in 1987. His aviation experience includes flight time in over 30 different types of aircraft, and the majority of instruction he has given has been in various models of Cessna, Piper, Mooney, Grumman, and Bellanca aircraft. He has been a flight instructor since 1988, instructing both full- and part-time for several large flight schools in Texas. Besides teaching, Mike has also worked as a corporate pilot and as a senior flight operations agent for a large regional airline. Prior to becoming involved in flight training, he worked for over 10 years in the telecommunications and information technology industry with extensive travel throughout the U.S.

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February 22, 2023

Basic essential for new pilots, we make sure they are supplied with sturdy and dependable essentials for training on their way to aviation goals!

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September 13, 2022

Well written. Like the question and answer format.

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June 28, 2022

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February 27, 2022

all is well, great service.

Roger H
December 26, 2019

I still have several months to start my testing, this guide book is giving me an edge on my up coming investment. thank you

Altavilla A
August 24, 2019

I had taken my written test three months before my check ride and was a little rusty...A complete review of this study guide was perfect..Everything the DPE asked during the oral was in this study guide I passed the check ride first try..Highly recommend.

David K
March 31, 2019

I bought this to help guide me in evaluating student pilots prep for their practical exam. It is an excellent book as is all material I have used from ASA. Previously I used their CFI oral exam guide when I was preparing for my CFI practical. I studied it so much the pages literally were falling out. At the conclusion of the oral exam the examiner stated it was the best CFI oral exam performance he had ever witnessed. There really isnt anything in the book that the FAA doesnt expect to be covered.

January 15, 2019


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Q: Is this ASA Oral Exam Guide an e-book?

No, this is a physical book.

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