Commercial Pilot Test Prep Course

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Everything you need to ace the written, oral, and checkride

Earning a Commercial Pilot certificate is an essential step on your way to a job as a flight instructor or airline pilot. Sporty’s course will get you there faster, with complete preparation for the FAA knowledge test (CAX), plus all the tools you need to ace your oral exam and flight test. Like all Sporty’s courses, our Commercial Pilot Test Prep Course includes multiple formats for the same low price: iPhone, iPad, Android...

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Everything you need to ace the written, oral, and checkride

Earning a Commercial Pilot certificate is an essential step on your way to a job as a flight instructor or airline pilot. Sporty’s course will get you there faster, with complete preparation for the FAA knowledge test (CAX), plus all the tools you need to ace your oral exam and flight test. Like all Sporty’s courses, our Commercial Pilot Test Prep Course includes multiple formats for the same low price: iPhone, iPad, Android, and online. Your progress always stays in sync, and your course access never expires.

Comprehensive knowledge test prep

Sporty’s powerful test prep tools will help you ace the Commercial Pilot knowledge test—in fact, we guarantee you’ll pass or we’ll refund your money. Our exclusive database of over 800 test questions covers all the essential topics, from airplane systems to weather to FAA regulations. You can choose individual categories or study random questions.

Once you’ve been through all the questions, the course will learn your strengths and weaknesses. Select a Smart Study Session to focus on those topics that need the most work, so you spend less time studying questions you already know and more time improving your score. You can also choose to study only those questions you missed or marked for follow-up, a great option for last-minute review.

When you’ve passed two practice tests with scores of 80%, the flight instructors at Sporty’s will automatically provide you with the required written test endorsement, so you can go right to the testing center.

Oral exam tools

Passing the written test is only the first step, and Sporty’s course goes far beyond basic quizzes. Many pilots say the interview with a designated pilot examiner is the most challenging part of the whole process, but after reviewing our course you’ll be ready to impress. The team of flight instructors at Sporty’s has created 420 detailed oral exam prep flashcards. These flashcards cover a wide variety of topics and display only the question. Click the card to flip it over and see the answer, complete with a link for further study. Just like the knowledge test section, you can study only marked or missed flashcards, plus take Smart Study sessions for focused review. 

There’s also a Checkride Checklist, which walks you through all the endorsements and documents you’ll need for checkride day. This is an easy way to make a good first impression with the examiner. There’s even a checkride tips and tricks video, with suggestions for success from an experienced examiner.

Detailed flight maneuver guide

The final step on the path to earning your new certificate is the flight test. Our Commercial Pilot Test Prep Course includes 36 video segments, with detailed animations describing exactly how to perform all the maneuvers you’ll have to demonstrate on the checkride. From chandelles to lazy eights, each segment provides step-by-step instructions, Airman Certification Standards for successful completion, and common errors to avoid.

It's over an hour and a half of animations, plus a helpful video section on flying complex and high-performance airplanes. You’ll learn how to fly like a pro, including autopilot best practices and engine management tips. Because our course is so complete, we are proud to offer our triple guarantee: if you don’t pass all three FAA tests (knowledge, oral, flight), we’ll refund your money.

Comprehensive aviation library

Sporty’s Commercial Pilot Test Prep Course also includes a complete document library, ideal for initial study or follow-up after the checkride. This includes the complete Commercial Pilot Airman Certification Standards, your guide to the checkride and an essential checkride study resource. There’s also a complete flight training syllabus, the same one used in Sporty’s flight school, to help you organize your training and record each lesson. The course also highlights relevant sections of the Airplane Flying Handbook, including chapters on performance maneuvers, transition to complex airplanes, flying turboprops and jets, and much more.

All of these documents (and many more) are available in the Pilot Training app or online, and intuitive PDF tools make it easy to organize, search, and print each document.



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Android in Sporty's Pilot Training app – Google Play Store



Stop dreaming and start flying at Sporty’s world headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The same experienced, professional instructors that bring you Sporty’s award-winning pilot training courses on DVD or online are available to fly with you at the renowned Sporty’s Academy Flight Training Center – Clermont County Airport (I69). Whether you want to enroll in a training course to earn a pilot certificate or simply take a flight, Sporty’s Academy is here to serve your aviation needs in a fleet of impeccably maintained aircraft. or email

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The course is well organized and technically works well. Some of the test questions have images that must be seen to find the answer however you cannot see your multiple choice options at the same time. (On an iPad).

The flight manouvers videos are only 3D I was hoping to see real airplanes doing the maneuvers.
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How long is the course available to me once I buy it?
David S on Mar 23, 2020
BEST ANSWER: You will have lifetime access.
Can I load the course on both my tablet and my desktop?
Joseph C on Mar 24, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can.
Do you have an outline for the course to allow the user to use as a guide?
STEVEN D. C on Mar 24, 2020
BEST ANSWER: In the course under the resources tab you will find the Training Course Outline.
Is this a test prep course only, or are there comprehensive lessons?
A shopper on Apr 1, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It is a test prep only.
I always see everything tailored to fixed wing, how is this course as it relates to helicopters? Much cariculum changes when the two are compared.
Zach K on Mar 24, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Some of what is taught is the same. Other item are completely different. Aerodynamics and Weight and Balance are a few.
Is there going to be a TV app for this course like the private and instrument?
Joe F on Mar 23, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Now at this time.
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