I missed this event in Second Life and was sorry I did, Lyr (Dr. Cynthia Calongne) is inspiring! She won the challenge and leads this global community. It will be wonderful for me to watch her fly!
The Federal Virtual World Challenge is a competition led by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Simulation and Training Technology Center. and is conducted in order to reach a global development community who will create innovative and interactive training and analysis solutions in virtual worlds. http://www.metanomics.net/blog/may_6_-_metanomics_community_forum/