Flight Information Service Officer Examinations

Information on examinations for FISO licences

The written examinations in ‘Navigation and Meteorology’ and ‘Law and Procedures’ last one hour each. The pass mark is 70%.

Further information about the examinations and the syllabus is available in CAP 1032 - Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer Licensing. 

Applications to undertake the written examinations should be made on form SRG 1414 Flight Information Service Officer’s Licence Application. The closing date for applications is 15 clear  working days before the date of the examination.

FISO Examination Scheduling Information:

11 July 2014 (Friday) - closing date 19 June 2014
10 October 2014 (Friday) - closing date 18 September 2014

Start Time - 09:00

Venues  available are:

Gatwick - CAA, Aviation House, RH6 0YR
Glasgow - Adelphi Centre, G5 0PQ
Manchester - Britannia Airport Hotel, M22 4FH
Oxford - CAE-Oxford Aviation Academy, OX5 1QX
Shuttleworth - Shuttleworth College, SG18 9EA

Please Note:

  • If you are sitting both the Law & Procedures and the Meteorology & Navigation papers, you will be presented with one paper at a time.
  • All candidates are required to be at the venue and available to be called through for the  examination session, no later than  20  minutes prior to the start time.


The charges for FISO examinations can be found in the CAA’s Scheme of Charges, ORS5 No. 269 Personnel Licensing.

Please note -  The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), as the Competent Authority for Examinations is in the process of introducing electronic examinations (e-Exams) to replace the paper-based system.  This transition has commenced with Flight Crew Professional examinations for Aeroplane & Helicopter ATPL, CPL and IR.   



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