Passed Written, finally.

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  1. drotto

    drotto Cleared for Takeoff

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    After just being lazy in taking the test i have finally passed the IFR written with a 92. Plus the fates apparently did not want me to take this test. I showed up on time at the test center, and the school forgot to call the proctor, so she was 45 minutes late, but no hard feelings. She was doing me a favor this week anyway. We go to finalize the test setup, and CATS neglected to send her the new supplement that became effective on Monday.

    It took her about 5 calls to other centers to find one with both the new book and a proctor. Go to the new test site 40 minutes away. Then it takes 20 minutes for CATS to sort out the location change. But, I finally passed

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  2. eman1200

    eman1200 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    cool. what did u use to study?
     
  3. azure

    azure Final Approach

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    Congratulations on the pass. I think 92 was also my score, on both tries.
     
  4. Vance Breese

    Vance Breese Line Up and Wait

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  5. CC268

    CC268 Final Approach

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    I'm going through all nine hundred something questions on King right now...think I'm gonna go through them all at least twice and then take the practice tests a bunch of times. Hopefully I will be prepared then.
     
  6. drotto

    drotto Cleared for Takeoff

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    I used King's, ASA Test Prep, and ASA Instrument flying. Be warned. As said, a new supplement was just issued, there is some new stuff in there. The bank of questions has also changed from what Kings (or any other course) has available. I went through all 900 plus questions, and only outright recognized about 1/3 of the questions I got on my test. While on my private about 3 years ago I recognized virtually all of them. Know the material, you will see new stuff. As usual, several I got wrong were based on too precise FAA wording, or them being very nit picky.
     
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    CC268 Final Approach

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    Yea I figured that would be the case. Maybe it would be worth going through the Sheppard Air course in addition to the King course.
     
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    frfly172 Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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  9. GeorgeC

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    I got one like that. It should have been a straightforward six-in-six question, but none of the answers looked correct, so I picked the one that looked the least incorrect. Incorrectly, apparently.
     
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    Oooh. That sounds like one that I got. If it's the one I am thinking of, I am pretty certain that NONE of the answers is correct, and the wording of at least two of them was obviously intended to confuse (using vague jargon like "the required iterations and repetitions" and suchlike).

    I think the gist of the one I'm thinking about was whether a pilot would be legally current for IFR flight on a given date, with various combinations of approaches/holds/nav tracking over the previous months given in the possible answers. Except the wording was so horrible that it was impossible to be sure what tasks were performed when in several of the scenarios.
     
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    Timbeck2 Final Approach

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    <---- cup on door, ear on cup
     
  12. CC268

    CC268 Final Approach

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    Is it still a 60 question test with the ACS?
     
  13. GeorgeC

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    Blueangel Line Up and Wait

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    Congrats I am trying to find a job so that I can knock out the rest of my IR training and pass the checkride before my test expires so I don't have to retake it again.
     
  15. denverpilot

    denverpilot Tied Down

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    Congrats.