How the competition works
Schools interested in the competition will receive complimentary “Fly to Learn” curricula, which comes with flight simulation software powered by X-Plane.
Teachers will guide students through the science of flight and airplane design, completing the curricula in either a typical classroom pace of approximately two weeks or one week through an accelerated program.
Each high school will apply what they have learned by modifying the design of an airplane. The schools will then compete in a virtual fly-off, which will be scored on aerodynamic and performance parameters while flying a specific mission profile.
Judges from GAMA will select the winning school based on that score and other factors.