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Flight/Ground Instructor FAA Knowledge Test Prep


The purpose of the Gleim Flight/Ground Instructor Pilot FAA Knowledge Test book is to provide you with the easiest, fastest, and least-expensive means to prepare for and pass the FAA knowledge test.

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The Gleim Flight/Ground Instructor FAA Knowledge Test book provides you with the easiest, fastest, and least-expensive means of passing the FAA knowledge test. Gleim Knowledge Transfer Outlines at the beginning of each study unit concisely present the relevant material needed to answer questions selected from previously-released FAA test banks, as well as questions that have been developed from current FAA reference materials.

This book can be used in preparation for the following FAA airman knowledge tests:

  • Flight Instructor – Airplane (FIA)
  • Basic and Advanced Ground Instructor (BGI & AGI)
  • Sport Instructor – Airplane (SIA)


  • Over 950 Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Learn and understand difficult concepts easily using the Knowledge Transfer Outlines
  • Review reprints of all images in the FAA Testing Supplement
  • Prepare for the exam by taking practice FAA knowledge tests under exam conditions
  • Learn principles instead of memorizing answers by reviewing answer explanations
  • Ground Instructor-specific and Sport Pilot Instructor-specific questions provided in appendixes for precise study

Table of Contents

Introduction: The FAA Pilot Knowledge Test

Study Unit 1. Airplanes and Aerodynamics
Study Unit 2. Airplane Performance
Study Unit 3. Airplane Instruments, Engines, and Systems
Study Unit 4. Airports, Airspace, and ATC
Study Unit 5. Weight and Balance
Study Unit 6. Aviation Weather
Study Unit 7. Federal Aviation Regulations
Study Unit 8. Navigation
Study Unit 9. Flight Maneuvers
Study Unit 10. Aeromedical Factors and Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)

Appendix A: Additional Ground Instructor Questions
Appendix B: Sport Pilot Instructor – Airplane
Appendix C: Practice Test
Appendix D: Interpolation
FAA Listing of Learning Statement Codes
Cross-References to the FAA Learning Statement Codes
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Index of Figures

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Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim