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Why Aircraft Dispatchers Need Flight Planning Skills

Flight planning sounds very broad to anyone who is not in the aviation industry, but the term refers to a very specific set of skills that are required as part of all aircraft dispatcher jobs. Much of what an aircraft dispatcher does at work every day has a lot to do with flight planning; and […]

Does Your Aircraft Dispatching Course Meet Recent FAA Changes?

If you are an aircraft dispatcher or are considering enrolling in an aircraft dispatcher course, the new FAA proposed changes could affect you. In November of 2014, the FAA proposed a new policy for what they believe is a ‘flaw’ in aircraft dispatcher school certification. The Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, is the government regulated sanction […]

Why Your Aircraft Dispatcher School Selection Matters

Why your dispatch school selection matters  By Mark Thompson I hope that if you are reading this blog, then you are thinking about pursuing a career as an aircraft dispatcher. Congratulations! This is the first step on your way to aviation’s most rewarding career. The next step, should you decide to pursue it is school […]

Aircraft Dispatching Certificate Online

With the growing popularity of distance-learning, Sheffield School of Aeronautics has created an aircraft dispatching certificate online. The online aircraft dispatching course was created for students that do not have the time to attend a full residency course. While this online aircraft dispatching class is designed for students abroad, there are no restrictions on location […]

Sheffield’s Aircraft Dispatching Blog

If you are unfamiliar with Sheffield, let us give you a brief rundown. Sheffield School of Aeronautics is the world’s oldest and leading school for aircraft dispatching. With Sheffield’s original start in 1948, Sheffield’s reputation has grown in the aviation industry for over 65 years. Sheffield has set the standard in aircraft dispatching with their […]

Sheffield Wrote the Book on Aircraft Dispatching

While many aircraft dispatching schools will claim to be the ‘world’s best’ we at Sheffield beg to defer. Sheffield School of Aeronautics was established in 1948 and is the world’s oldest and leading training facility for aircraft dispatching. With over 65 years of excellence, Sheffield helped set the standards for aircraft dispatching courses for the […]

My Road To Sheffield: From Meteorologist to Dispatcher by J.Evans

My Road To Sheffield: From Meteorologist to Dispatcher I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have my head in the clouds. I was so fascinated by weather growing up that I got my bachelor’s degree in meteorology later in life. The problem was that I had no idea what to do with it after. […]

The Importance of Proper Aircraft Dispatcher Training

If you believe that you would enjoy a career as an aircraft dispatcher, you are probably already aware of the excitement and challenges that individuals in this field face on a daily basis. Aircraft dispatchers must be very attentive to detail and are responsible for multiple aircrafts at any given moment. Since the aircraft dispatcher […]

Selecting the Ideal Aircraft Dispatcher Training Program

If you are thinking of pursuing a career as an aircraft dispatcher, there are a number of things that you should consider. The first consideration, which may be the most important, relates to the type of education and training that you receive before entering the field. As an aircraft dispatcher, you will be tasked with […]

ADX Essentials

10 July 2014 Author: James T. Holman, CFI, ADX Graduate, Sheffield School of Aeronautics, 2012 ADX Knowledge Test: The Basics If you’re in the market for Dispatch training and can’t seem to shake the intimidation of the required FAA knowledge test, you are not alone! The dreaded ADX test haunts many considering training for the […]

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    “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
    “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
    “After receiving my certificate, I joined a class of 4 experienced dispatchers for Part 121 initial training. Without experience, my preparation at Sheffield enabled me to become active at the same time after the initial training.” PR PR
    “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
    “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.
    “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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    “Their reputation of excellence amongst the industry is second to none. Sheffield School of Aeronautics should be seen as the standard of how it can be done and how it should be done. I was hired at a major airline with no dispatch experience.” A.Z. Sidebar AZ
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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
    “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
    “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 entered my profession, with more knowledge and information than dispatchers who have been practicing their craft for more than ten years. Not only has Sheffield provided a top notch education, but they have also instilled in me the confidence to succeed.” A.Z. Sidebar AZ
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