Remote Pilot FAA Knowledge Test Prep – 3rd Edition


The purpose of the Gleim Remote 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.


The Gleim Remote 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 for Remote Pilot. Learn the requirements to safely operate small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAS or drones) in the national airspace system.

The Gleim Knowledge Transfer Outlines at the beginning of each study unit concisely present the relevant material needed to confidently answer any knowledge test question you may see on the FAA Unmanned Aircraft - General knowledge test. The book contains hundreds of representative FAA questions, as well as questions that have been developed from current FAA reference materials.

This book can be used in preparation for the Unmanned Aircraft – General (UAG) FAA knowledge test.


  • Over 250 Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Learn and understand difficult concepts easily using the Knowledge Transfer Outlines
  • Review reprints of all images in the FAA Testing Supplement
  • Learn principles instead of memorizing answers by reviewing answer explanations
  • Prepare for the exam by taking a practice knowledge test
  • Includes cross-references to the FAA Learning Statement Codes

Table of Contents

Introduction: The FAA Remote Pilot Knowledge Test

Study Unit 1. Regulations
Study Unit 2. Airspace Classification and Operating Requirements
Study Unit 3. Aviation Weather Services
Study Unit 4. Weather Effects on Performance
Study Unit 5. Loading and Performance
Study Unit 6. Radio Communications Procedures
Study Unit 7. Airport Operations
Study Unit 8. Aeronautical Decision-Making and Physiology
Study Unit 9. Emergency Procedures, Maintenance, and Inspections

Appendix A: Remote Pilot Practice Test
Appendix B: Remote Pilot Recurrent Training Practice Test  Discontinued on April 21, 2021
Appendix C: Interpolation
FAA Listing of Learning Statement Codes
Cross-References to the FAA Learning Statement Codes
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Index of Legends and Figures

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Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim







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