Students from Liberty University, the Navy, Guilford Technical Community College and Averett University participated in the regional competition for the national intercollegiate flying association at Danville Regional Airport. With a variety of events between Wednesday and Saturday, students showcased their flying skills for judges with landing tests, flight simulators, written tests and Saturday morning’s bomb drops. In this event, teams of two — a pilot and a bomber — attempted to drop a homemade item out the window of their plane as close to a barrel as they could, all while making a pass at 200 feet above the ground. The top two or three teams will qualify for the national competition in May.

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