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2. Up to two optional maneuvers may be graded
3/F where G/4 is required without requiring an overall
3. Check pilots may allow students to
entire sortie should be devoted to
assessing the student's
ability and readiness to progress to the
next stage of training.
All maneuvers indicated with a plus (+)
are check ride critical
and must be accomplished to MIF.
Regression rules do not
5. The student should be able to demonstrate
required levels of proficiency without instructor assistance.
However, instruction is allowed on check rides and students may
reaccomplish maneuvers at the check pilot's discretion.
(b) Incomplete Check Ride.
The check ride shall be
Any (+) item was not flown, or
2. The check pilot was unable to sample
sufficient examples of a given maneuver to assess the student's
The subsequent flight need only include maneuvers
required to complete the check.
3. EXCEPTIONS. The check is complete and the
overall grade is unsatisfactory if:
Any critical item is below MIF, or
b. More than two noncritical items were
graded F/3 where G/4 is required, or
Any maneuver is U/2.
(c) Unsatisfactory Check Ride Ground Operations.
A check ride graded unsatisfactory solely for ground operations
requires a progress check. The Operations Officer will decide
whether to perform the progress check as a ground evaluation, in
the simulator, or in the aircraft.