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Instrument Pilot FAA Knowledge Test Prep


The purpose of the Gleim Instrument Pilot FAA Knowledge Test Prep 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 Instrument Pilot FAA Knowledge Test Prep book provides you with the easiest, fastest, and least-expensive means to prepare for and pass 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:

  • Instrument Rating – Airplane (IRA)
  • Flight Instructor – Instrument Airplane (FII)
  • Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI)
  • Instrument Rating – Foreign Pilot (IFP)
  • Flight Instructor – Instrument Airplane – Added Rating (AIF)


  • 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 knowledge tests under exam conditions
  • Learn principles instead of memorizing answers by reviewing answer explanations

Table of Contents

Introduction: The FAA Pilot Knowledge Test

Study Unit 1. Airplane Instruments
Study Unit 2. Attitude Instrument Flying and Aerodynamics
Study Unit 3. Navigation Systems
Study Unit 4. Federal Aviation Regulations
Study Unit 5. Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace
Study Unit 6. Holding and Instrument Approaches
Study Unit 7. Aeromedical Factors
Study Unit 8. Aviation Weather
Study Unit 9. Aviation Weather Services
Study Unit 10. IFR En Route
Study Unit 11. IFR Flights

Appendix A: Additional Instrument Ground Instructor Questions
Appendix B: Instrument Rating Practice Test
Appendix C: Interpolation
Cross-References to the FAA ACS Codes
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Index of Legends and Figures

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Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim