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FAA Testing Center


9:30a to 6:00p

9:30a to 6:00p

9:30a to 6:00p


To schedule an exam call
(800) 947-4228


FAA Knowledge Testing

*Yes, we do offer the Unmanned Aircraft General (UAG) knowledge exam. For more information on how to obtain a UAS pilot certificate and what to study please visit the CATS|Drone Knowledge Test page.

At Premier Flight Center we are pleased to provide in-house testing for all FAA written Knowledge Exams. Our testing room is modern, comfortable, and quiet. Signing up for an exam is simple.

  • Call CATS at (800) 947-4228, Option 3 (or remain on the line)
  • Be prepared to pay CATS for your exam by credit/debit card over the phone. The cost is
    • $150
    • $140 for AOPA members
    • Not an AOPA member? Enroll here!

Saturday is by appointment only due to the high volume of flight training on the weekend; BUT, we may be able to accomodate you. Please call us before calling CATS to discuss. When you call to schedule your exam, they will put you on hold while they contact us for permission. By calling us first, you will ensure that the process is smooth.

We are closed for testing on weekends and the following holidays:

  • Christmas Day and the day after
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after
  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day

Testing Room

To ensure a hassle free experience on the day of your test, it is crucial that you have proper identification and that your endorsement (if required) closely matches the recommendations in FAA Advisory Circular 61-65E, Appendix 1 (Endoresements). Specifically, the correct FAR authorizing you to take the exam must be cited and the correct FULL name of the test should be included.


Correct Test Names

*This list is not exhaustive. Please call us if you have any questions.

Private Pilot Airplane Instrument Rating Airplane Commercial Pilot Airplane Sport Pilot Airplane
Private Pilot Helicopter Instrument Rating Helicopter Commercial Pilot Helicopter Sport Pilot Glider
Private Pilot Balloon-Hot Air   Commercial Pilot Balloon-Hot Air Sport Pilot Gyroplane
Private Pilot Balloon-Gas   Commercial Pilot Balloon-Gas  
Private Pilot Glider   Commercial Pilot Glider Recreational Pilot Airplane
Private Pilot Airship   Commercial Pilot Airship Recreational Pilot Helicopter
Private Pilot Gyroplane   Commercial Pilot Gyroplane Recreational Pilot Gyroplane
Private Pilot Powered Parachute