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(d) Good (G/4 Level). Characteristic performance is
within CTS. Deviations outside CTS are allowed, provided they
are brief, minor, and do not affect safety of flight.
Corrections must be appropriate and timely.
(e) Excellent (E/5 Level). Greatly surpasses CTS.
Performance is correct, efficient, and skillful. Deviations are
very minor. Corrections, if required, are initiated by the
student and are appropriate, smooth, and rapid.
(2) Solo Events
(a) Assign NG/1 for performed maneuvers.
(b) Any IP may grade maneuvers observed to be either
unsafe or exceptional on the solo ATF. These grades shall count
toward overall PAS.
(3) Overall Event Grades. Overall event grades represent
the student's progression through MPTS. Grade events "Pass,"
"Marginal," or "Unsatisfactory." Use the following definitions
to characterize event grades.
Prior to EOB.
Progress is adequate to meet
standards by EOB.
The student's performance meets or
(b) Marginal. Ability to meet the standards by the
end of the block is questionable. IPs may not award a Marginal
on an EOB event or check ride.
(c) Unsatisfactory. Student exhibits dangerous
tendencies, or progress towards meeting EOB standards is
(4) Awarding Overall Event Grades. The student's overall
grade is based on the student's performance against the MIF.
The following rules govern overall event grading.
(a) EOB. Performance must meet MIF by EOB. If the
student has previously met MIF in the block, he must still meet
MIF in the EOB flight if the maneuver is reattempted.