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Do you have what it takes to be a pilot?

Take our Pilot Readiness Indicator for insight into how ready you are to commence your pilot training.

The test uses elements of the pilot aptitude testing process to identify how ready you are to start applying for flight schools. Featuring a mix of Maths, Physics, English and Cognitive questions the readiness test provides an indicator of which areas are your strengths and which may be weaknesses allowing you to focus your preparation as you begin your journey to becoming a pilot.

Pilot Readiness Test

The Pilot Readiness Test consists of 48 questions and will normally take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete. The questions are divided into four topics which are;

  • Maths – There are 12 questions split across 3 difficulty levels, which will need to be completed within a 20 minute time limit.
  • Physics - There are 12 questions split across 3 difficulty levels, which will need to be completed within a 20 minute time limit.
  • Cognitive - There are 12 questions split across 6 specific elements (Numerical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Spatial Relationship Reasoning, Perception Speed and Accuracy, Abstract Reasoning, and Working Memory), which will need to be completed within a 14 minute time limit.
  • English - There are 12 questions, which will need to be completed within a 20 minute time limit.

The questions for this test are fixed so multiple purchases will result in you receiving the same questions.

Why take a Pilot Readiness Test?

Our Pilot Readiness Test can help you to understand whether or not you have what it takes to start your pilot training or if there are specific areas that you need to work on prior to applying to join a flight school.

It is no secret that the journey to becoming a pilot is an expensive one so anything that can help to give you guidance as to where you stand in the process and how to prepare as well as possible will stand you in good stead when applying to join a flight school.

Your journey to becoming a pilot.

Becoming a pilot is a huge undertaking and it is important that you take the time to fully explore why it is that you want to be a pilot. A readiness test can give you an indication of how close you are to being able to start that journey. Be sure to research the different approaches to becoming a pilot and the different flight schools that are available and be sure to pick the one that is right for you. This research will also allow you to think about what will be involved in the training process and what might be challenges for you and how you can overcome these challenges.

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Pilot Aptitude Tests.

It is highly likely that you will experience pilot aptitude tests when applying to join a flight school and they can be the first obstacle on the way to becoming a pilot. Pilot aptitude tests are used by Airlines and training organisations to identify how likely you are to be successful during the flight training process and ultimately in your career as a pilot. Find out more about pilot aptitude tests here.

How can you best prepare?

Preparation is hugely important when starting your journey to becoming a pilot. You can spend time studying knowledge areas such as Maths and Physics and our pilot readiness test can identify which of these areas require further work. You can practice co-ordination based exercises to prepare for the Co-ordination assessments you will face. Practice tests are a great way to prepare and can be found here..

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Review of our Pilot Aptitude Practice Tests.

Read a review of our Pilot Aptitude Practice Tests by a professional Pilot, Eva Claire Marseille