FAA Written Testing Center

Scheduling your written exam

To schedule contact Sawyer Aviation at (480) 922-5221 (option 3). Normal CATS Testing Center hours are Monday through Friday 9:00a – 5:00p with the last exam start time at 3:00pm (closed major holidays). After-hours testing times may be available, contact Sawyer Aviation for details.

In most cases, you can register with CATS (800) 947-4228 while at Sawyer Aviation and take your FAA written test immediately. At the end of your examination, your test will be scored and results printed immediately. The Sawyer Aviation’s CATS Testing Center staff will certify your score sheet and present it to you before you leave the center.

Tests administered by appointment. Other flight school students welcome.

1US Citizens only required one ID, non-US Citizens require a passport and a secondary government issued ID. If your permanent address does not match the address on your ID, you are required to bring in a bill or similar piece of mail, that shows your name and your permanent address supplied to CATS testing.

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Comfortable Facilities

Sawyer Aviation’s CATS Testing Site is professionally managed. Each workstation is designed to ensure privacy and to eliminate distractions such as noise and glare on computer screens.


Sawyer Aviation’s CATS Testing Site offers competitive pricing. You can pre-register for your exam and walk-in to Sawyer Aviation’s CATS Testing center and take your test.
$10 OFF for AOPA Members (AOPA Card or ID# required)
Call today to schedule your written exam (480) 922-5221 (option 3)

Quick Scheduling

    1. Call Sawyer Aviation to set up an appt. (480) 922-5221
    2. Call CATS testing to pay for and set up your test (800) 947-4228
    3. Bring your government issued ID1


Exams Offered

FAA Exams-Recreational and Private Pilot-Sport Pilot-Instrument Rating-Commercial Pilot & Military Competence-Flight Engineer-Aircraft Dispatcher, Airline Transport Pilot, & Flight Navigator-Flight & Ground Instructor-Aviation Maintenance Technician Airframe, General, & Powerplant-Parachute Rigger-Inspection AuthorizationComira Exams-ACF-BCE-CAADE-CDR-CMAA-EPA-FCC-LPF-NAED-NCCAP-NCEA-NETA-NVRA-RCCB-RPA-SPARK


Computer-Based Testing allows test applicants flexible scheduling at our convenient North-Scottsdale location at the Scottsdale Airport:

14600 North Airport Drive, Second Floor
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 922-5221 (option 3)
FAA Site Code: ABS85216
Sawyer Aviation Testing Hours
Monday-Friday: By appt
Saturday-Sunday: By appt.
After Hours: By appt.
CATS Scheduling Hours
Monday-Friday: 5:30am-5:00pm PT
Saturday-Sunday: 7:00am-3:30pm PT
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