As our own Spencer Marker has written, commercial airline pilots must go through a lengthy initial training process and later “complete yearly recurrent training in order to keep [their] skills sharp.”

To understand what it’s like for a pilot in training (or skill-sharpening), CNBC recently went to United’s half-a-million-square-foot Flight Training Center in Denver and made a video about it—at times from inside the flight simulator. Check it out above.

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