STUDENT PILOT GUIDE: Before you begin flight training, it is important to have a basic understanding of the responsibilities, safety regulations, and issues applicable to such an endeavor. This includes the choice of a flight school, selected study materials, study habits, and the role of the instructor, student, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Also publication is intended to serve as a guide for prospective student pilots and for those already engaged in flight training. This guide presents in “how to” fashion, general procedures for obtaining FAA student pilot, sport pilot, recreational pilot, and private pilot certificates. Contents: INTRODUCTION, Role of the FAA, Flight Standards District Offices (FSDOs), Choosing a Flight School, The Role of the Instructor, What Flight Training Requires, Instructor and Student Relationship, Medical Requirements, Knowledge Tests, Preparing to Study for the Knowledge Test, Study Materials, Suggested Study Materials, How to Obtain Study Materials, How to Study for the Knowledge Test, Study Habits, When to Take the Knowledge Test, Where to Take the Knowledge Test, The Knowledge Test Content and Format, Practical Test Standards, Most Frequently Asked Questions, Student Pilot Flight Training, Student Pilot Requirements: Medical and Student Pilot Certificates, Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Private Pilot Knowledge Tests, Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Private Pilot Practical Tests.