SkyOp is now an authorized FAA Knowledge Testing Center and can administer the remote pilot knowledge test. To schedule an appointment, call CATS Testing at 800-947-4228, Option 3 and sign up to take the test at our location in Canandaigua, NY. SkyOp is open for testing Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00am until 4:00pm each week except holidays.
As of August 2016, anyone operating a drone for any commercial or business purpose must obtain an FAA remote pilot certification. The remote pilot knowledge test Unmanned Aircraft – General costs $150, includes 60 questions, and requires a passing score of 70%. With successful completion of the test, you can apply for a remote pilot certificate for FAA Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations part 107.