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This thread is just for those who have already passed their Part 107 RPIC test and are coming up on their 24 month time period to become current again.

Here's a great video by one of our sponsors Gold Seal giving some pertinent information about the P107 Recurrent Test.


If you are a Part 61 operator AND you are CURRENT then you only need to take the ONLINE test and PASS it! Print it off and add it to you "On Person" documents in case you get a Ramp Check.
 

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If you go past the 24 month currency period, can you sill take the recurrent test after your expiry date or is this a reset that requires you take the complete test again?
 

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If you go past the 24 month currency period, can you sill take the recurrent test after your expiry date or is this a reset that requires you take the complete test again?
The FAA hasn't given a "reset" time period for RPIC yet. So until we are told otherwise you just take the recurrent test to become current. Hopefully this will change in the future if they ever incorporate an actual flight demonstration portion......
 
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Manned certificates never expire. But, in order to exercise your privileges you need to remain. The recurrency test is their way of documenting RPIC currency. I'm not sure that concept will change. If there is ever a practical test, which would surprise me, that would be the same as the Flight Review needed for most Part 91 pilots.
 

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Recurrent test covers ADM, Emergency & Maintenance Procedures, Airspace, Sectionals, Waivers........and Risk Management (one part of overall CRM).

That bit was left out of the gentleman's video.
 

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CATS Testing Group was a horrible experience. I wish the FAA would contract this part out to a different company. I registered and got my receipt for the recurrent test. I had some scheduling conflicts and the receipt has you call the number referenced in the video above to change your appointment. Anyone try it? On hold twice for over 30 minutes only to be disconnected twice. The airport where I took the test was wonderful and the people there were nice but only contracted by CATS to provide computer space. CATS happily took my $150 but I was never able to talk to a representative.
 

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CATS Testing Group was a horrible experience. I wish the FAA would contract this part out to a different company. I registered and got my receipt for the recurrent test. I had some scheduling conflicts and the receipt has you call the number referenced in the video above to change your appointment. Anyone try it? On hold twice for over 30 minutes only to be disconnected twice. The airport where I took the test was wonderful and the people there were nice but only contracted by CATS to provide computer space. CATS happily took my $150 but I was never able to talk to a representative.

Good information Arvada and thank you for sharing your experience with us.
 
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Just finished my recurrent and passed. Easy test. Check out the FAA site for game rules and sample questions. Study up on airspace B,C, D, E, G, map reading, what each symbol means; you can check the sectional legend for explanation, general rules which you should know, and crew management documentation from FAA site. Good Luck.
 

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