Take a drone pilot online exam: Small Advanced Exam

Fee: $10, additional attempts have the same fee.

About the online Small Advanced Exam

You must pass this exam and your flight review to get your Pilot Certificate – Advanced operations.

The Small Advanced Exam features 50 multiple choice questions. You have 60 minutes to complete the exam. A score of 80% or higher is considered a pass.

Exams are now open. We strongly recommend that you attend a drone flight school before attempting the exam.

Why? The exam covers a lot of new rules you may not know yet.

Online exam questions are based on the Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems. However, this document is not a study guide. We recommend taking a course with a drone flight school to prepare for your online exam.

If you fail the online exam, you must wait 24 hours before trying again. You can re-take it as many times as you wish.

How long it will take to get your results

You are given the results of your online exam right after it finishes through the Drone Management Portal.

After you pass your online exam

You will need to complete a flight review with a flight reviewer to get your Pilot Certificate – Advanced operations. Keep the reference number given to you after passing the exam. Drone flight schools will ask for this number when you book a flight review.

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