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Airfares Declining and Uber of the Skies? Hello 2017

The Aviation industry seems to have slipped into a wormhole and landed in an alternate universe known as 2017. Aircraft dispatching is safe, for now, but it seems not much else is.   We will give you the good news first:   Airfares are going to decline even further this year. Sheffield has covered topics such as […]

A Look Back at Aircraft Dispatching in 2016

It’s about that time again; an end to another great year at Sheffield School of Aeronautics. Students from all over the world travel to our aircraft dispatching school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to learn aircraft dispatching in preparation of beginning a new career.   Aircraft dispatching, and the aviation industry in general, had an interesting 2016. […]

Aircraft Dispatcher at Fault for Brazilian Soccer Team Crash

An aircraft dispatcher’s job is vital to the safety and security of a flight. There is nothing that can explain this more than the recent plane crash that killed 71 people, including the Brazilian soccer team, Atletico Chapecoense. One of the most devastating parts is that the person involved may have ignored standard aircraft dispatcher […]

Aircraft Dispatcher Course Discounts At Sheffield

This is another reminder to potential Sheffield School of Aeronautics students that we are offering discounts through the year 2017. The coming year will yield a massive increase in the market for qualified, certified aircraft dispatchers, and Sheffield wants to encourage potential students to join the aviation industry during this period of growth. There are […]

Flight Dispatcher Jobs Are About to Get Digital

Sheffield School of Aeronautics has written extensively on the day to day lives of aircraft dispatchers and the duties of aircraft dispatchers. You will notice in both that the paperwork and flight plans are discussed. This is an important part of the flight dispatcher training, and although the information may have changed, the system has […]

Hurricane Matthew Causes Problems for Flight Dispatchers

If there is one thing that they can’t prepare you for in flight dispatcher school, it is mass evacuations and category 4 hurricanes like Hurricane Matthew; or can they?  The truth is that although flight dispatchers experienced some of the most stressful work days of their lives during Hurricane Matthew, weather systems and extreme schedule […]

Aircraft Dispatcher Unions Are Flying High

Those who have just graduated or are deciding to attend aircraft dispatching school may be surprised to learn that there are aircraft dispatcher unions. Aircraft dispatcher unions for both United and American Airlines have agreed on new terms with both airlines, and it looks like in both cases the unions have come out ahead.   The […]

Study Tips for the FAA Aircraft Certification Test

At Sheffield School of Aeronautics, we are not just an aircraft dispatching school, we are a group of passionate instructors that ensure that all of our students have successful careers in the aviation industry. After aircraft dispatching school, the FAA Aircraft Certification Test is an important step in the journey to the flight operation center.   […]

Tips for Flight Dispatchers to Avoid Burnout

The life of a flight dispatcher is that of passion and dedication, and often the most dedicated and specialized professionals will experience burnout. Much like doctors and pilots, flight dispatchers are susceptible to burnout. Maintaining stamina can be accomplished. Here’s some tips to avoid flight dispatcher burnout.  Understand Your Current Situation  After graduating from flight dispatcher […]

ADX Test for Aircraft Dispatcher School

Although some preparation is recommended before entering aircraft dispatching school, students are always advised to only study material that is distributed by Sheffield School of Aeronautics in structures. When selecting which course is best for you, instructors may convey that FAA knowledge will be beneficial, but it is not required. The ADX exam is an […]

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    “I am so glad they are like this because it made me a better dispatcher and I really appreciate their high standards. I would highly recommend Sheffield to anyone who is willing to study hard and is serious about obtaining a Dispatcher Certificate.” MC MC
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    “As a graduate of the aircraft dispatcher program at the Sheffield School of Aeronautics…My training was intense and thorough and furnished me with the requisite skills for performing my current job as a Flight Dispatch Supervisor.” N.S. Sidebar NS
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    “I wanted to tell you I got the job offer from Expressjet, and start next month! I think a couple others from class were hired as well. It just shows the Sheffield reputation when I see graduates from other schools complaining that they can’t get an interview – I wasn’t even back home to Minneapolis […] Dan Gustafson
    “I am a month into my new job at a airline coming out of reorganization, and am helping the training department by referencing the excellent and up to date course book provided to all Sheffield grads.” RW RW
    “Eric Morris is one of the most if not the most knowledgeable and experienced authorities on Aircraft Dispatching in the United States. He strives constantly to make the industry better.” DH sidebar DH
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    “My experience at Sheffield and my exposure to other aircraft dispatchers that did not go to Sheffield has resulted in an awareness of the superior depth and quality of the training provided by the Sheffield instructors.” CD Sidebar CD
    “I am a graduate of the Sheffield’s Dispatcher Program. I have been a Captain-Part 121 Airline, Certified Flight/Grnd Instructor, and FAA Designated Check Airman and Sim Instructor (Part 121). From my experience I would rate Sheffield School as outstanding in their field.” PT PT
    “Sheffield School of Aeronautics is known worldwide for its quality training and has been recommended to me by our national airline Swiss International Airlines. Whenever I mention the name ‘Sheffield’ it rings a bell in people’s ears.” IW IW
    “Sheffield School of Aeronautics is a highly recognized and respected organization throughout the airline industry. They only produce the highest quality of graduate…” P.W. Sidebar PW
    “While touring my company’s dispatch department before I had my license our OCC manager pointed out that 7 of the 10 dispatchers on shift had come from Sheffield. The overall consensus was that Sheffield grads were able to hit the ground running as they were better prepared.” K.O. Sidebar K.O.
    “Going to Sheffield prepared me for the real world challenges of Aircraft Dispatching. I certainly believe that the method Sheffield used is one not only for success in a real world career, but also one that prepares students to correctly dispatch aircraft.” T.Z. Sidebar TZ
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