CNATRAINST 1542.91G CH-1
31 AUG 2006
Policies for Evaluation Flights and Ground Evaluations
(1) Check Rides (SXX90). Check rides amount to single
event training blocks. Therefore, all rules regarding
progressing out of a block apply, except as noted below:
(a) Fly a representative cross section of optional
(b) Up to two optional maneuvers may be graded F/3
where G/4 is required without requiring an overall
(c) The entire event should be devoted to assessing
the IUT'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.
(d) The IUT should be able to demonstrate required
levels of proficiency without instructor assistance. However,
instruction is allowed on check rides and IUTs may reaccomplish
maneuvers at the SI's discretion.
(2) Incomplete Check Ride.
The check ride shall be
(a) Any critical (+) item was not flown, or
(b) The SI was unable to sample sufficient examples
of a given maneuver to assess the IUT's overall performance.
NOTE: The subsequent flight need only include
maneuvers required to complete the check ride.
(c) Exceptions. The check ride is complete and the
overall grade is unsatisfactory if:
Any critical item is below MIF, or
2. More than two noncritical items were graded
F/3 where G/4 is required, or
Any maneuver is U/2.