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Academic Testing provides FAA computer-based Airman Knowledge Tests for Eastern Kentucky University aviation majors and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Instant end-of-exam results are available to examinees via a printable score report. Academic Testing staff cannot provide duplicates of the score report.

Procedures for Registration (EKU Students)

  • Complete three practice tests for the specific exam you desire to take with a score of 90% or above. These can be completed on the Cessna Training website, Sporty‚Äôs Study Buddy, or Shephard Air.
  • For Part 141 present your practice test scores to the Chief or an Assistant Chief for endorsement to take the test. For Part 61 present your practice test scores to your Ground Instructor, the Chief, or an Assistant Chief for endorsement to take the test
  • FAA Airman Knowledge Testing is available for online scheduling
    • If you are a new user, and want to start scheduling your exam, click Create an Account (In order to create an account, you will need your FAA Tracking Number). Otherwise, click Sign In.
    • You may need to verify your IACRA information
    • You will select your testing site when you register for the exam
      • will be able to view available time blocks for each testing site
      • payment is due upon registration
      • submit/ email the results, pass or fail
      • student should keep the original for their records

On Test Day

  • Present current identification that includes photo, signature, date of birth, and physical/residential address. Acceptable forms of I.D. for U.S. citizens: driver’s license, government I.D. card, and/or military I.D. card, passport,¬†OR alien residence card. Please note: If passport does not include residential address, examinee must submit an additional document which shows residential address, such as utility bill, lease agreement, etc. Acceptable forms of I.D. for non U.S. citizens: Must include a passport¬†AND one or more of the following: driver’s license issued by a state or U.S. territory,¬†OR¬†identification card issued by any government entity¬†and¬†printed in English.
  • Present flight instructor/ground instructor authorization to test, if applicable.
  • Present failed or expired knowledge exam report with instructor signature that verifies the student is ready to retest, if applicable.
  • Personal possessions are not allowed in the Testing Center (no cell phones, writing instruments, or any type of device with text or video recording capabilities).
  • Bring only FAA authorized test materials, which includes calculators (with no stored memory), rulers, straight edges, scales, conversion tables, navigation computers (E6B or electronic version without stored memory), Nav Log sheets, protractors, or plotters.

Testing Center Location

Whitlock Building
Room 340; Enter through room 347
(859) 622-1281

Academic Testing


521 Lancaster Avenue
CPO 64, Whitlock Bldg. 340
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 622-1281
Fax: (859) 622-8830
Email: academic.testing@eku.edu

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