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A-2 Knowledge Test Blueprint CAX Knowledge Areas Required by 14 CFR part 61, section 61.125 to be on the Knowledge Test Percent of Questions Per Test Regulations 5 – 10% Accident Reporting 5 – 10% Aerodynamics 5 – 10% Meteorology - Weather 5 – 10% Safe and Efficient Operations 5 – 10% Weight and Balance 5 – 10% Performance Charts 5 – 10% Aircraft Limitations 5 – 10% Pilotage and Dead Reckoning 5 – 10% Air Navigation Facilities 5 – 10% Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM) 5 – 10% Aircraft Systems 5 – 10% Maneuvers, Procedures, Emergency Operations 5 – 10% Night and High Altitude Operations 5 – 10% NAS Operations 5 – 10% Total Number of Questions 100 English Language Standard In accordance with the requirements of 14 CFR part 61 and the FAA Aviation English Language Proficiency standard, throughout the application and testing process the applicant must demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. English language proficiency is required to communicate effectively with Air Traffic Control (ATC), to comply with ATC instructions, and to ensure clear and effective crew communication and coordination. Normal restatement of questions as would be done for a native English speaker is permitted, and does not constitute grounds for disqualification. Knowledge Test Requirements In order to take the Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test, you must provide proper identification. To verify your eligibility to take the test, you must also provide one of the following in accordance with the requirements of 14 CFR part 61: • 14 CFR part 61, section 61.35 lists the prerequisites for taking the knowledge test, to include the minimum age an applicant must be to sit for the test. Received an endorsement, if required by this part, from an authorized instructor certifying that the applicant accomplished the appropriate ground-training or a home-study course required by this part for the certificate or rating sought and is prepared for the knowledge test; Proper identification at the time of application that contains the applicant's— o (i) Photograph; o (ii) Signature; o (iii) Date of birth; o (iv) If the permanent mailing address is a post office box number, then the applicant must provide a government-issued residential address

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