Tori, 12, and Lauren, 11, are 2,000 feet in the air somewhere east of downtown, or so they’re told to imagine. The co-captains are seated in front of Redbird control panels — a blinking mess of knobs and buttons — as their instructor points out a landmark in front of them. “See that funny-looking building? Aim to fly over there,” the instructor says. The young pilots aren’t actually in the air but in a flight simulator — at least for now.
Baltimore City students take to the simulated sky during weeklong BWI program
August 14, 2023