Study Materials

Here are downloadable versions of tests and links to reference materials. You can complete the tests anywhere you like, not just at the club!

Blank Answer Sheet

Use for all tests.

The Air Force requires hardcopy of graded/signed answer sheets to be kept in each member’s folder.  However, prior to printing, you can complete and sign the form electronically with the Fill & Sign feature of Adobe Reader DC.  A tutorial on Fill & Sign is here.

Annual Standardization Exam

Complete both:

  1. AFSVA/SVPAR Annual Standardization Exam (1 Apr 2020)
  2. KAFB Supplementary Questions 36-50 (May 2020)

References, in rough order of appearance in test:

  • SOP Kirtland Flight Center Standard Operating Procedures (Jan 2020)
  • AFMAN 34-152 Air Force Aero Club Operations (5 July 2019)
    • (supersedes AFI 34-117 and AFI 34-117 KAFB Supplement)
  • AFI 34-101 Air Force Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Programs and Use Eligibility (16 April 2019)
  • NTSB Part 830 Notification and Reporting of Aircraft Accidents …
  • 14 CFR Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules
    • (check out Search in the left pane)
  • 14 CFR Part 61 Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors
  • FAA-H-8083-3A Airplane Flying Handbook
  • FAA-H-8083-25A Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (PHAK)
  • FAA AC 00-6B Aviation Weather
  • AIM Aeronautical Information Manual

Annual Instrument Exam

References for Instrument exam in rough order of appearance:

  • U.S. Terminal Procedures Publications (issued every 56 days)
  • FAA-H-8083-15B Instrument Flying Handbook (2012)
  • AFH 11-203 vol 1 Air Force Handbook 11-203 Volume 1, Weather for Aircrews (12 Jan 2012)
  • AFH 11-203 vol 2 Air Force Handbook 11-203 Volume 2, Weather for Aircrews – Products and Services (13 Aug 2015)
  • AC 00-45H Aviation Weather Services, Change 1 (8 Jan 2018)
  • 14 CFR Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules
  • FLIP publications are generally unavailable online, but the information may be found in other online documents.
    • FLIP General Planning (issued every 32 weeks)
    • FLIP Flight Information Handbook (unavailable online)
    • FLIP Terminal IAPs (unavailable online)
  • Enroute Charts (various, for example skyvector.com)
  • AIM Aeronautical Information Manual
  • FAA-H-8083-25 Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (PHAK)
  • AFMAN 34-152 Air Force Aero Club Operations (5 Jun 2019)

Annual CFI Exam

References for CFI exam in rough order of appearance:

  • FAA-H-8083-9A Aviation Instructor’s Handbook (pdf)
  • 14 CFR Part 61 Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors
  • 14 CFR Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules
  • FAA-H-8083-3A Airplane Flying Handbook
  • FAA AC 60-22 Aeronautical Decision Making
  • AIM Aeronautical Information Manual
  • AFMAN 34-152 Air Force Aero Club Operations (5 July 2019)
    • (supersedes AFI 34-117 and AFI 34-117 KAFB Supplement)

T-41C Aircraft Qualification Exam

Cessna 182Q Aircraft Qualification Exam

Cessna 182RG Aircraft Qualification Exam

Night Operations Test

References for the Night Operations test, in rough order of appearance:

Mountain Flying Test

References for mountain test:

  • Mountain Flying website by Sparky Imeson (1945-2009) covers much of the material that’s in his High Mountain Flying videotape
  • Mountain Flying course by AOPA (will be deactivated sometime in 2020, but still up as of 26 May 2020)

Additional material

  • Dropbox
    • Aircraft POH
    • Avionics manuals
    • Weight and balance forms
    • New member forms and aids
    • and more!