I am authorized to conduct the following FAA practical tests (all in airplanes):

  • Private Pilot Airplane – single and multiengine land
  • Instrument Rating – Airplane
  • Commercial Pilot Airplane – single and multiengine land
  • Flight Instructor Airplane – Initial
  • Flight Instructor Airplane – Instrument

I am qualified to conduct multi-engine practical tests in the following aircraft:

  • Beech BE-60 (Duke)
  • Beech BE-76 (Duchess)
  • Piper PA27-250 (Aztec)
  • Piper PA31-350 (Chieftain)
  • Piper PA34-200 (Seneca)

I am also authorized to provide Flight Instructor Renewals, Military Pilot Competency evaluation, Foreign License verification, Medical Flight Tests, and Remote Pilot certificates.

To schedule a checkride, please fill out the scheduling request form.

Fee Schedule – October 2023
(subject to change without notice)
Private Pilot – Airplane SEL or MEL$ 800.00
Instrument Rating – Airplane$ 800.00
Commercial Pilot – Airplane SEL or MEL$ 800.00
Flight Instructor – Airplane SEL (initial)$1,200.00
Flight Instructor – Airplane SEL (add-on only)$ 800.00
Flight Instructor – Instrument Airplane (add-on only)$ 800.00
Single-engine add-on rating$ 800.00
Multi-engine add-on rating$ 800.00
– Mil-Comp
– Foreign Pilot Validation
– CFI Renewal
Contact me
UAS (Remote Pilot)$ 125.00
Retest
(Within 60 days of Notice of Disapproval – see Policies)
$ 400.00/min.
Continuance
(for “unavoidable reasons” within 60 days of Letter of Discontinuance – see Policies)
No charge
Additional aircraft
(for an additional aircraft used on a practical test)
$ 125.00
Travel
(for airports within the Allentown FSDO other than ABE – see Policies)
$ 75.00
Credit Card Processing Fee$ 30.00

Payment

I accept cash (USD) and credit cards only. Credit cards will incur a $30.00 processing fee. I do not accept personal checks.

Travel

There are no travel costs associated with tests conducted at Lehigh Valley International (ABE).

If you are unable to meet me for a practical test at ABE, I am willing to travel to any airport within the Allentown FSDO jurisdiction for $75.00 plus applicable airport/FBO fees. For airports outside the Allentown FSDO in PA and NJ, I charge $1.50 per nautical mile straight-line distance (round trip) from Allentown, PA plus applicable airport/FBO fees.

Out of the Area Tests

Tests outside of PA and NJ require will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Depending on the location, I may be willing to travel to the applicant using my personal aircraft to administer a practical test. Please contact me to discuss.

Private Area and Internet Connection

If I am meeting you at an airport other than ABE, you must provide a private area free of distractions and a reliable internet connection.

Retest Fees

The posted fee schedule applies only to retests for applicants who received a Notice of Disapproval on a previous practical test from me. Applicants seeking a retest after receiving a Notice of Disapproval from another examiner will be charged the full fee for the Practical Test regardless of tasks already completed on the first attempt, unless otherwise specified.

Continuance Fees

Sometimes, despite the best of intentions, issues may result in a discontinuance that are out of our control. Therefore, I will not charge to continue a practical test at a later date (within 60 days of the Letter of Discontinuance) for the following reasons:

  • Unforecast weather
  • Maintenance issues that develop during the checkride
  • Unexpected illness
  • Other reasonable circumstances – at the examiner’s discretion

In the event that a Letter of Discontinuance must be issued, I may charge a “continuance” fee for the following reasons:

  • Airman presents unairworthy aircraft (issue detected after start of practical test)
  • Applicant chooses to discontinue for non-urgent personal reason
  • Others – at examiner’s discretion

Rescheduling Fee

A rescheduling fee may be charged due to the following:

  • The airman’s logbook entries do not demonstrate that he/she has met the aeronautical experience requirements for the desired certificate or rating
  • Applicant arrives without required documents including the aircraft maintenance records, proper endorsements, or identification
  • Applicant presents unairworthy aircraft (issue detected prior to start of practical test – i.e. aircraft out of annual or other “easily avoidable” airworthiness issue.

I will make all reasonable efforts to help rectify the situation before resorting to rescheduling the practical test.

Paper 8710-1 Fee

IACRA is the preferred method of application by the FAA and me. It is easier to use, more accurate, and quite reliable. If you choose to submit a paper 8710-1 application, I charge a $100.00 fee. If we have internet connectivity problems, or, in the unlikely event that the IACRA system is down and we must resort to paper, there will be no charge.

Applicant: Michael Whooley
Date: May 18, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Brandon Nelson
Date: June 20, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Victor Cimerol
Date: July 2, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Patrick Medlock-Turek
Date: July 10, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Gemma Ossi
Date: July 10, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Cara Kientz
Date: July 31, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Craig Wallace
Date: August 24, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot AMEL
Applicant: Giovanni Pirozzi
Date: September 8, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial AMEL
Applicant: Jacob Rothenberger
Date: September 10, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Brian Coelho
Date: September 17, 2022
Location: Philadephia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial AMEL
Applicant: Marcin Rystwej
Date: September 21, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial ASEL
Applicant: David Wheeler
Date: October 7, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Rowland Papp
Date: October 8, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Tristan Nunez
Date: October 15, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Max Strout
Date: October 29, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Kevin Ritter
Date: October 30, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Ari Miller
Date: November 5, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Douglas Pon
Date: November 12, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot AMEL
Applicant: Premdeepak Dhillon
Date: November 23, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Hari Joshi
Date: December 10, 2022
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Marcin Zajac
Date: December 17, 2022
Location: Solberg, NJ (N51)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Erica Carter
Date: December 26, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Rebecca Bornstein
Date: January 2, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Viktor Harnaho
Date: January 21, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Richard Parke
Date: February 4, 2023
Location: Sussex, NJ (FWN)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Isaiah Martin
Date: February 5, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Nazariy Danylyshyn
Date: February 11, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Donald Denny
Date: March 12, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Edward Palmer
Date: March 18, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – Instrument
Applicant: Sukhwinder Singh
Date: March 29, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Kamil Citkowski
Date: April 3, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Jack Newcomb
Date: May 6, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Alex Smith
Date: May 8, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – Instrument
Applicant: Ari Valero-Lopez
Date: May 24, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Sheena Masters
Date: May 27, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Marcus Ricciani
Date: May 31, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Aram Yousefi-Elmi
Date: June 3, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Nicole Abbott
Date: June 5, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Cara Dias
Date: June 18, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Jose Castillo Anzueto
Date: June 25, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Ozzie Castillo
Date: July 10, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Sheena Masters
Date: July 12, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Zachary Calderone
Date: July 17, 2023
Location: Perkasie, PA (CKZ)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Patrick Wilkerson
Date: July 20, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Charles Karam
Date: July 28, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Anthony Yanka
Date: August 5, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Jackson Combe
Date: August 9, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Nicole Abbott
Date: August 26, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Austin Lessard
Date: September 2, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Lucien Maddex
Date: September 20, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (XLL)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Gina Duhr
Date: September 27, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Jackson Combe
Date: November 2, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Christian Vargo
Date: November 5, 2023
Location: Sussex, NJ (FWN)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Rebecca Bornstein
Date: November 25, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Jacob Wyrzuc
Date: December 22, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Samuel McMaster
Date: December 29, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Owen Gray
Date: January 17, 2024
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Nicole Mallia
Date: February 3, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Sheena Masters
Date: February 26, 2024
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – ASEL
Applicant: Cody Grim
Date: March 14, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Takayoshi Ishigami
Date: March 16, 2024
Location: Somerset, NJ (SMQ)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Kyle Florkowski
Date: March 24, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – ASEL
Applicant: Caleb Williams
Date: April 8, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – ASEL
Applicant: Steven Li
Date: April 22, 2024
Location: Somerset, NJ (SMQ)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Michael Mowery
Date: May 13, 2024
Location: Blue Bell, PA (LOM)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – ASEL
Applicant: Emily Collins
Date: May 20, 2024
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – ASEL
Applicant: Brent Miller
Date: June 10, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Harshil Desai
Date: June 25, 2022
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Dean Damato
Date: July 4, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Joshua Miller
Date: July 16, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: James Sullivan
Date: July 30, 2022
Location: Sussex, NJ (FWN)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Roman Daniel
Date: August 13, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Grant Andreus
Date: August 28, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Sukhwinder Singh
Date: September 10, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Richard Parke
Date: September 15, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Eric Kozicki
Date: September 18, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: David Bershadsky
Date: September 24, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Caleb Roop
Date: October 7, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Brett Lewis
Date: October 9, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Logan Wicki
Date: October 22, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Kevin Charyszyn
Date: October 29, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial AMEL
Applicant: Peter Meich
Date: November 4, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Tevin Williams
Date: November 5, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Andrew Stephanic
Date: November 19, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Ramon Rodrigues
Date: November 26, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial ASEL
Applicant: Jeffrey Buckley
Date: December 10, 2022
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Aleksey Goncharov
Date: December 26, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Christopher Silva
Date: December 29, 2022
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: John Riesenberger
Date: January 8, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Rodman Messenger
Date: January 21, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Glenn Harder
Date: February 4, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Jonathan Daniels
Date: February 11, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Andrew Stephanic
Date: February 25, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot AMEL
Applicant: Faith Ervin
Date: March 16, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Cara Kientz
Date: March 26, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Joshua Kresge
Date: April 2, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Benjamin Webster
Date: May 6, 2023
Location: Tobyhanna, PA (MPO)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Michael Glick
Date: May 7, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Owen Gray
Date: May 13, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Sammy Ramos
Date: May 26, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Andre Winters
Date: May 28, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Mark Lovett
Date: June 1, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Rebecca Bornstein
Date: June 4, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Mostafa Baioumy
Date: June 15, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Sean Scannell
Date: June 19, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Richard Motyka
Date: July 3, 2023
Location: Blairstown, NJ (1N7)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Emanuel Hernandez
Date: July 12, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Michael Whooley
Date: July 15, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Garrett Ostermueller
Date: July 18, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Nicholas Berger
Date: July 28, 2023
Location: Perkasie, PA (CKZ)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Jacob Newton-Tanzer
Date: August 5, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Joseph Capecchi
Date: August 6, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Kamil Citkowski
Date: August 19, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Commercial Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Ryan McKeever
Date: August 27, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: William Stegemerten
Date: September 16, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Otis McNeil
Date: September 21, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Alam Abdalla
Date: October 28, 2023
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Kelley Elmore
Date: November 4, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Samuel Winslow
Date: November 12, 2023
Location: Somerset, NJ (SMQ)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Michael Tyrrell
Date: December 9, 2023
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Jessica Mubarak
Date: December 23, 2023
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Aaron Hirst
Date: December 30, 2023
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Elizabeth Mille
Date: January 30, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Milton Hernandez
Date: February 25, 2024
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Gregory Lembach
Date: March 13, 2024
Location: Quakertown, PA (UKT)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Rikhi Razdan
Date: March 16, 2024
Location: Somerset, NJ (SMQ)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Nicholas Zernhelt
Date: March 21, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Erik Warren
Date: April 7, 2024
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Robert McGraw
Date: April 16, 2024
Location: Allentown, PA (ABE)
Cert/Rating: Private Pilot ASEL
Applicant: Dennis Vaidyan
Date: May 1, 2024
Location: Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Cert/Rating: Instrument – Airplane
Applicant: Daniel Foster
Date: May 17, 2024
Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU)
Cert/Rating: Flight Instructor – ASEL