(d) Regression Rules.
Regression rules allow for
uneven progress through training.
The following specifies
1. The student is allowed up to two maneuver
grades of F/3 where a G/4 is required if all of the following
conditions are met:
The student has previously demonstrated
The maneuver was not a check ride
critical (+) item,
c. The Instructor is satisfied the student
is ready to progress to the next sortie.
The Instructor must award an overall
Regression was to a U/2 where F/3 or G/4
is required, or
b. If performance on the same maneuver for
two consecutive sorties resulted in a F/3 where a G/4 is
There was regression on more than two
(4) Maneuver Requirements.
For each block:
(a) Mandatory Items. Items with a number and a plus
(+) are mandatory and the student must meet the required
proficiency by EOB.
(b) Optional Items. Items with a number, but
without a plus (+), are optional. However, if flown, they must
meet the required proficiency by EOB.
(c) Not Demonstrated/Not Performed. The instructor
will not demonstrate, nor will the student perform:
Items not in the stage.