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FAA Publications

The FAA provides a multitude of publications, free to the public. These publications cover a wide array of topics such as basic aerodynamics, weather services, practical test standards, etc. These documents are scattered through the FAA website. We have compiled links to some of these documents below.

FAA Publication ID Title / Link
FAA-H-8083-25 Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
FAA-H-8083-3A Airplane Flying Handbook
FAA-H-8083-1 Aircraft Weight & Balance Handbook
AC 00-45E Aviation Weather Services
FAA-H-8261-1 Instrument Procedures Handbook
FAA-H-8083-15 Instrument Flying Handbook
FAA-S-8081-14A Private Pilot Airplane Practical Test Standards (PTS)
FAA-S-8081-4D Instrument Rating Practical Test Standards (PTS) for Airplane, Helicopter, and Powered Lift
FAA-S-8081-12B Commercial Pilot Airplane Practical Test Standards (PTS)
Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide (VFR, IFR & IAP)
Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)
Airmen Knowledge Test !uestions & Testing Supplements
Digital Airport/Facility Directory (A/FD)
Digital Terminal Procedures / Airport Diagrams (Approach Charts)
Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations – eCFR
FAA Medical Certification

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