FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

On June 15, 2016, the FAA replaced the Practical Test Standards for the Private Pilot Airplane certificate and the Instrument-Airplane rating with the corresponding Airman Certification Standards, or ACS. They can be downloaded from the following URL’s as PDF’s:

Private Pilot – Airplane Airman Certification Standards (FAA-S-ACS-6, Change 1)

Instrument Rating Airman Certification Standards (FAA-S-ACS-8, Change 1)

Remote Pilot – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airman Certification Standards (FAA-S-ACS-10)

If you would prefer a print book, they can be purchased from Pilot Mall:

Airman Certification Standards: Private Pilot Airplane

Airman Certification Standards: Instrument Rating (Airplane)

Remote Pilot Airman Certification Standards!