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FAA Integrated Airman Certification and Rating Application (

  1. Familiarize with the Airman Certification Standards. Look for an updated version in the FAA if needed (see PDF link below)
  2. Read through the Remote Pilot Study Guide and take good summary notes. (see PDF link below)
  3. Familiarize with the UAS Airman Knowledge Testing Supplemental for Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, Remote Pilot, and Private Pilot document. (see PDF link below)
  4. Watch some videos online to learn more about using Drones and taking the Test. (see links below)
  5. Practice, Practice and Practice, using online test options. (use links below)
  6. Sign up to take your test in approved test centers. Make sure you bring appropriate documentation and contact the place ahead of time. They might have their own requirements. (use links below)
  7. Once you pass your test. Sign up to the IACRA site and apply for your remote pilot license. Wait until your receive notification via email that your certificate is available before you start flying commercial or in educational settings that require to have your part 107 Remote Pilot License.

Studying for the Test and steps to take the test

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