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FAA Testing Service

The Ohio State University Airport's Flight Education Division serves as a Central Ohio Computer Assisted Testing Service (CATS) site, the recognized leader in educational, licensing, and certifications testing.

As a CATS site, we offer tests within the following categories:

FAA Tests:

  • Recreational & Private Pilot
  • Sport Pilot
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Flight Engineer
  • Aircraft Dispatcher, Airline Transport Pilot, and Flight Navigator
  • Flight & Ground Instructor
  • Aviation Mechanic
  • Parachute Rigger
  • Pilot Examiner
  • Inspection Authorization

Comira Tests:

  • Chiropractic Exam
  • Legal Document Preparer
  • National Exercise Trainers Association
  • Virginia Board of Pharmacy
  • National Verbatim Reporters Association
  • Radiant Panel Association

Cost:  $160 (All Tests)
$150 For AOPA Members (membership number needed at time of registration)

Hours: By appointment only 614.292.5614

Each applicant MUST provide IDs containing: Current photograph, Signature, Actual residential address if different from mailing address, Date of birth

Acceptable forms of ID for U.S. citizens include: Driver's license, Government ID card, Passport, Alien residency card, Military ID card

Acceptable forms of ID for a non-U.S. citizen MUST include a passport in
addition to one or more of the following: Driver's license, Government ID card and/or military ID card

Along with appropriate ID each applicant must have the proper endorsement for the test to be taken.


All FAA Knowledge exams Passing Score is a 70% or greater.

Ohio State CATS Testing Center provides each applicant with 2 sheets of paper, 2 pencils, 1 overlay sheet, 1 marker and the appropriate supplement book for the test.

Applicants may bring E6B, electronic E6B, plotters, calculators (with no stored memory).


To schdule a test please call the OSU Flight School at 614-292-5614.