In a simulator, a competitor* flies an instrument cross country, conducts approaches, flies holding patterns, and demonstrates other instrument flight procedures.
*must be instrument-rated to participate
Whether you are aspiring to become an airline pilot, a corporate pilot, or to work in the military, Crew Resource Management is the most important element for a safe and efficient flight deck environment. It is heavily emphasized in the aviation industry because of the multiple benefits it brings.
In teams of two, competitors* fly a simulated multi-engine flight in a crew environment. This event is meant to test teamwork and piloting skill in a simulated high-stress environment.
*must have multi-engine rating to participate