General information

Austro Control Exams

Our premises in Szeged (Hungary) and Budapest (Hungary) are officially approved exam centers of Austro Control, the Civil Aviation Authority of Austria. Our scope is the organization of the following pilot examinations:

– PPL(A)/(H)
– CPL(A)/(H)
– IR(A)/(H)
– ATPL(A)/(H)

With the official nomination as theory exam center, we are able to provide official EASA theory exams in full accordance with regulation EU No 1178/2011 and all applicable rules and regulations. The theory certificate, after the successful pass of your exams, issued by Austro Control will be accepted, as stated by the basic regulation, by all other EASA member for the issuance of an EASA license.

Please note that according to Regulation EU No 1178/2011 FCL.025 (a) (1) Applicants shall take the entire set of theoretical knowledge examinations for a specific licence or rating under the responsibility of one Member State. Therefore, it is not possible to swap between authorities, if you already started your exams under the responsibility of another EASA authority. In case you would like to take your exams under Austro Control you would have to re-start your exams.

More information:

Austro Control exams are offered at Our Centre on monthly basis. One sitting includes 4 days within 10 consecutive calendar days.

Daily exam schedule:
– between 10:00-16:00 on the first exam day
– between 10:00-16:00 on the second exam day

Please note if the candidate does not arrive on time, unfortunately we are not able to let him/her take exam, so please arrive accurately.

General

– All questions are in English and have been meticulously checked for accuracy.
– Exams are taken on iPads which are provided.
– Annexes are viewable on screen and printed if required.
– Exam time is visible on screen and a colour coded warning is issued at 10 and  5 minutes.
– Most appeals can be resolved on the spot (within reason).
– Results are available instantly.
– There is no charge for appeals.

Exam facility, contact details

Szeged Exam Center’s address:

Hungary, 6722 Szeged, 22. Londoni krt.

Parking is available for free at the nearby mall (Árkád)

Contact: exam@rivairpilot.com

 

Exam dates and registration deadlines

Exam dates and registration deadlines can be discovered on the following website:

Exam Dates

Registration deadlines are 6 workdays before the start of a session.

The organizer reserves the right to change or cancel dates!

Exam sittings / sessions / days
  • One sitting consists of two sessions within 10 consecutive days
  • One session consists of two exam days (DAY1 and DAY2)
  • On one sitting an examinee can only attempt to pass a subject once. If an examinee wants to retake the same subject within 10 consecutive days, it will be counted as a new sitting and will be deducted from the remaining pool.

Please make sure you have checked the exam dates; you can only have exams on the previously announced exam days (see exam dates and registration deadlines).

Subjects and attempts
  • The examinee has 18 months to complete their subjects after the first exam.

Due to the pandemic the 18-month time gap has been extended for those students who have started their exams before the 2020. March. Those students who have started their exams before this date have 24 months to complete their subjects.

  • The examinee has 6 sittings to complete their subjects.
  • The examinee must pass 75% of a given subject to pass (rounded down).
  • PPL examinees must take all their exams on one exam day (see defining exam sittings/sessions/days).
Failing
  • If the examinee fails, a new attempt must be done. The earliest opportunity is the next exam session. If the next exam session is within 10 days, the examinee will automatically start a new sitting.
  • Failing a subject for more then 3 times will cause the examinee to lose all previous examination progress. This means that the examinee must restart the whole examination process.
  • If the examinee is unable to finish with the 14 subjects within the 18-month timeframe, will cause the examinee to lose all previous examination progress. This means that the examinee must restart the whole examination process.
Exam fee / payment

Exam fees:

  • ATPL:…………………………….. 65 EUR/subject
  • IR:………………………………….. 60 EUR/subject
  • CPL………………………………… 60 EUR/subject
  • PPL…………………………………. 25 EUR/subject

On the first day of each session the examinee shall pay for all chosen subjects within the session (all subjects the examinee previously registered for the session)

If a student registered for 4 subjects; 2 subjects for the “exam day1” and 2 subjects for the “exam day2”, they shall pay for all 4 subjects in advance on the first day.

Please note that the fees must be paid in euro (cash).

 

Booking exams at the Szeged Exam Center

To book subjects at the Szeged Exam Center, the examinee must fill in the online booking from on the following site:

LINK

The booking form asks the examinee to upload the previously filled Austro Control Exam Application Form.

Modifying booked exams

The examinee has the right to add or delete subjects, postpone or cancel their exam bookings, until the registration deadline, by replying to the confirmation email or writing directly to exam@rivairpilot.com

 

Second confirmation letter / reminder

After the registration deadline, a second confirmation / reminder email is sent with the exact starting times for each examinee. This email is sent no later than 3 days prior the exam.

Skipping exams

If an examinee decides to not to take subjects, postpone, or cancel their bookings after the registration deadline, must pay 50 EUR fine. The payment must be done on the very next sitting they appear.

 

Examination procedure
  • Examinees must arrive on time, at least 15 minutes before the start of their sitting.
  • Examinees must follow the instructions of the invigilators.
  • Before the test, the examinee must put down their personal belongings into the designated area (bags, coats, etc.).
  • Before the test, the examinee must switch off all their electronic devices (phones, smart devices) and put to the designated area.
  • Only the allowed items can be brought to the exam room (see the allowed aids list).
  • The invigilators are entitled to inspect the examination equipment and to exclude you from the examination in the event of attempts at deception and failure to follow instructions.
  • Examinees must identify themselves with a valid ID or Passport.
  • Exams are taken on iPads provided by the exam centre.
  • Examinees must not communicate with each other during the exams.
  • Examinees can only take break between subjects.
  • The break time between subjects must not exceed 15 minutes.
  • All questions are in English and have been meticulously checked for accuracy.
  • Annexes are viewable on screen and printed if requested.
  • Exam time is visible on screen and a colour coded warning is issued at 10 and 5 minutes.
  • Examinees who wants to appeal a question must do so before the end of the exam.
  • Most appeals can be resolved on the spot (within reason).
  • There is no charge for appeals.
Non - compliance with the examination procedure

Anyone who does not comply with the examination procedures will be excluded from the examination within all EASA member states for 12 months and all items passed so far will be assessed as “failed”.

Attempts to deceive are among other things:

  • Use of means other than those permitted,
  • Any kind of communication with other students during the test,
  • Taking examination documents with you from the examination room,
  • Taking notes on the recording paper when the examination subject is not open,
  • Use of any kind of electronic devices.
Allowed aids list

The following items can be brought into the exam room:

  • Mechanical navigation computer
  • Protractor
  • Ruler
  • Drafting compass
  • Jeppesen Manual and charts
  • CAA CAP’s
  • Pen/pencil

Use of digital flight computers has been suspended from the 1st of December, 2020.

Scratch paper will be provided by the exam centre.

Results
  • Exam results are available instantly.
  • The passing score is 75% (rounded down).
  • The exam centre is not sending any results for the examinees.
  • If required, the exam centre can create exam report of the previous exams and results.
  • Exam report can be requested by sending email to exam@rivairpilot.com
Finishing exams

If the examinee finishes all their subjects within the regulation, the Exam Centre requests the finishing certificate.

The certificate will be sent for the examinee’s email address in a pdf form (signed and stamped).

The hard copy of the certificate will arrive to the Exam Centre. The examinee can pick up the hard copy in person our by authorizing someone to do so.

Application Forms

Aeroplane: LAPL(A), PPL(A), CPL(A), ATPL(A), IR(A), EIR/CB IR(A)

Helicopter: LAPL(H), PPL(H), CPL(H), ATPL(H) VFR, ATPL(H)

Conversion: ATPL(A) conversion

In all cases regarding theory exam, complete only Part 1 and 2 of the form electronically and then print and sign Part 2.

It is mandatory that your ATO completes Part 3 of the form and issues it with stamp and signature of the responsible Head of Training.

Scan and upload the completed form on the  Exam Booking page.

User Guide for exam application
Examination policy