How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

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Re: How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

Postby drseti » Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:27 pm

The Sport Pilot Practical Test Standards (available as a PDF on my website, and also for sale in print from ASA and other publishers) are rather specific as to the areas in which you might be quizzed during your oral. Many of those items may be found in the FAR/AIM. You are never expected to memorize this material, but should have a good idea where to look it up if asked. Pay attention especially to the Special Emphasis Areas identified in the PTS (and also listed on my SportPilotExaminer.US website).
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Re: How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

Postby rcpilot » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:43 am

foresterpoole wrote: I book marked the FAR/AIM with tabs as well as the POH, shows you prepared and if you can't remember, it's easy to find.


+1 on bookmarking the AIM. My instructor told me to do this and and it made looking things up much easier.

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Re: How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

Postby Wm.Ince » Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:02 am

rcpilot wrote:
foresterpoole wrote: I book marked the FAR/AIM with tabs as well as the POH, shows you prepared and if you can't remember, it's easy to find.
+1 on bookmarking the AIM. My instructor told me to do this and and it made looking things up much easier.

In my earlier flying years, I was often teased by other pilots, for a study habit I rigotously practiced.
I remember one fellow pilot saying to me, "Bill, why don't you just highlight the parts which are NOT important . . . you would save money on highlighters."
That seemed to work for me for 43 years. :D

Note: My CTSW POH is highlighted.
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Re: How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

Postby ShawnM » Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:25 pm

These are my Gleim sport pilot books from my training. They still have the tabs on them today. It made it VERY easy to find answers if I didn't know them. :mrgreen:

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Re: How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

Postby foresterpoole » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:42 pm

It has been a little bit since the thread was active, any reports/updates on how everything turned out???
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Re: How to prepare for my oral & Checkride?

Postby jarinawoz » Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:44 am

As I have read through the entire topic, I am also interested, how it was


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