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Future Pilot Shortage Will Lead to Self-Flying Planes

We’ve heard of self-driving cars and the advancement that companies like Tesla Motors have made that have the auto industry buzzing. The first industry to really make an impact in self-driving cars is likely to be ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft. But what about self-flying planes? Unlike self-driving cars, self-flying planes will be […]

Common Planes Aircraft Dispatchers See Everyday

Which Planes do Aircraft Dispatchers See the Most? As an aircraft dispatcher, it is essential to stay up-to-date with the most commonly seen planes in the industry today. Sheffield School of Aeronautics shares the most common plans so you can know what to expect. In order to recognize which planes aircraft dispatchers see the most, […]

Congress Is Pushing Airlines to Adjust their Policy

Airline executives faced lawmakers’ questions during a Congressional hearing in early July, in light of the violent passenger removal from an overbooked United Airlines flight which provoked national outrage. President Donald Trump has been pushing to change up airline regulation which Republicans claim has affected business growth. After the Airline Deregulation Act in 1978, flight […]

How the Aviation Industry Will Influence the New National Space Council

With President Trump reestablishing the National Space Council – which had been defunct since President Bill Clinton took office in 1993 – there will be many companies joining the US’s new 21st century space race. Two of the biggest names on that list are well-established aviation giants, Lockheed Martin and Boeing, under their joint space […]

Drones in the Aviation Industry

There is no secret that drones are technology’s latest trend, and the aviation industry needs to be careful with sharing the sky. Drones must compete for space in an already crowded commercial sky and there can be many risks associated to this. The danger of crashing into a commercial flight is a real threat, and […]

Aviation Industry Soars in Miami

Miami’s natural growth as a popular international destination has allowed aviation and aerospace companies to grow to over 480 today in Miami. This is great news for industry-sector jobs and this development will benefit anyone looking to become a pilot, air-traffic controller, or aircraft dispatcher. This also resulted in an increase of average aviation industry […]

Pilots, Traffic Controllers and Aircraft Dispatchers Texting Each Other?

The airline industry is certainly not behind on the times. Pilots, air traffic controllers, and aircraft dispatchers have begun communicating in a very different, yet modern way. The art of texting has officially made it into the friendly skies. Will there be texting and flying laws for these sky buses? Well, it’s not that kind […]

How Difficult is Aircraft Dispatcher School?

For over 50 years, Sheffield School of Aeronautics has prepared thousands of men and women to take responsibility for the safety and security of aircraft all over the world. So, what do we do at our aircraft dispatcher school? We turn aviation enthusiasts into aviation experts that can manage multiple flights while monitoring weather patterns […]

The Air Force to Meet with Airlines to Discuss Pilot Shortage

The airline industry is being tasked with finding a solution to a possible problem with a projected shortage of pilots over the next 3 to 10 years. According to a study by North Dakota University, 30,000 pilots will reach the mandatory retirement age of 65 by the year 2026. If airlines don’t make enough hires […]

US Airlines Are Safer Than They Have Ever Been

Aircraft dispatchers live and breathe safety, it’s the very reason their job exists. The triangle of airline safety is airline crew, flight controller, and aircraft dispatcher. They are all an important pillar in airline safety. Sheffield School of Aeronautics is a world-renown school for aircraft dispatchers, and the most recent reports show that U.S. airlines […]

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