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Fundamentals of Instructing FAA Knowledge Test Prep


The purpose of the Gleim Fundamentals of Instructing 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 Fundamentals of Instructing FAA Knowledge Test book provides you with the easiest, fastest, and least-expensive means of passing the FAA knowledge test. This test, commonly referred to as the FOI, is required before you can obtain your flight and/or ground instructor certificate. 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 test:

  • Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI)


  • Over 360 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
  • All required and supplementary material provided – including a reprint of portions of the FAA’s Aviation Instructor’s Handbook

Table of Contents

Introduction: The FAA Pilot Knowledge Test

Study Unit 1. The Learning Process
Study Unit 2. Barriers to Learning
Study Unit 3. Factors Affecting Learning
Study Unit 4. Teaching Methods
Study Unit 5. Planning Instructional Activity
Study Unit 6. Critique and Evaluation

Appendix A: Fundamentals of Instructing Practice Test
Appendix B: The FAA’s Aviation Instructor’s Handbook
Appendix C: Ground School Course Suggestions
Cross-References to the FAA Learning Statement Codes

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Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim