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FAA Testing Service

The Ohio State University Airport's Flight Education Division serves as the only 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:  $150 (All Tests)
$140 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 Register for a Test:

Computer Assisted Testing Service

1801 Murchison Dr. STE 288

Burlingame, CA 94010